Back in 2018, when I was still Artistic Director of ArtPrize, we announced that following that year’s event ArtPrize would continue on a biennial schedule. This was to make room for a new format of public art exhibitions that would take place in the intervening years. The first one, held in 2019, was called ProjectContinue reading “My ‘Project 2’ T-Shirt: Swag for a Non-Existent Exhibition”
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Is ArtPrize Over?
(Image: Ran Ortner views Anila Quayyum Agha’s Intersections) ArtPrize 2020, like so many big events, fell victim to the wave of Covid-19 cancellations. ArtPrize might be known more for big crowds than for art, and gathering crowds in this pandemic is dangerous, so the cancellation wasn’t surprising. The way ArtPrize 2020 was canceled, however, putsContinue reading “Is ArtPrize Over?”
Some Thoughts on ArtPrize in a New Political Reality
(image: Dewitt Godfrey) This is a blog post about ArtPrize, money, and politics. In the past I haven’t addressed these things with this level of clarity, but now is not a time for silence. We put out a statement on the ArtPrize blog about recent political developments (read it here), but I thought I’d addContinue reading “Some Thoughts on ArtPrize in a New Political Reality”