HAS ART JUMPED THE SHARK?
by Charlie Finch
With sources telling me that the new editor of New York
magazine’s award-winning website has ordered a cutback in contemporary art coverage in favor of more film and television items, and the likelihood that contemporary art journalists will be laid off in the newsroom cutbacks to be announced at the New York Times
, one has to wonder if the art world realizes how tired it looks to the cultural world at large.