Posts Tagged 'Tate Modern London'

Market – Conflicts of Interest

Discussing the Outset/Frieze Art Fair Fund, Stefaan Vervoort focuses on the egalitarian model of the art fair. Vervoort shows how this philanthropic construction creates symbolic value through the institution, thereby perverting the public model with the institutional mechanics it promises to renounce. Click here to read the essay.

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Market – Untitled

Jane Boddy reviews Andrea Fraser’s video piece Untitled and its presence in the current Pop Life exhibition at Tate Modern, London (2009-2010). Boddy examines how Fraser addresses the old metaphor of the prostitute/artist and the client/collector and how this reflects on the art value of the work and where it resides. Click here to read the essay.


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