Last week Modou
Dieng interviewed me on Radio PNCA... you can listen to the archive here
missed it. We discuss Portland, curation, PORT and follow-through. Sounds like
the mp3 file was ripped a little too hot so there is slight distortion but it's
Saltz takes on Urs Fischer at the New Museum here
... frankly I'm underwhelmed.
He's decent but too much of a stunt artist. Besides, the more I look at his work the
less intelligent and more spectacle driven it seems. Fischer seems aware of
this flaw in his work as he tried to downplay that aspect for this retrospective so its not as "showy" as his solo shows have frequently been.
Let's just say there demand for Kippenberger-ish art and grand gestures and Fischer
attempts to fill that void... but can't help but fail (really it is the Rauschenberg
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