The way people talk about art today is more comical than ever before.
Academic critics wax poetic about art’s subversive powers, primarily as they align with French literary theory from the 1960s. Others, who believe that culture can be owned, treat meaning as if it can be controlled; they fret about artists riffing off others.
Dealers, particularly those who prefer to be called gallerists, say j…
ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times