Thursday, September 9


Art journalists overrate content; it becomes a conclusion about iconography or subject matter or even pictorial attitude (that is, a declaration that an artist's style is "expressionistic" or "minimal"). It's like calling architecture "bricks." Although God is said to be in the details, it's not in those details. More interesting is the pursuit of relationships --- how to stand in relation to something, yet remain inside the work.

-- David Salle