WHEN THE LOW WENT VERY HIGH
by Jerry Saltz
The aughts began with buzzing border-to-border energy and happy complacency. But instead of the love spreading and everyone becoming "famous for 15 minutes," by decade’s end art-worlders fixated on a tiny clique of mostly male, mostly high-priced artists: Murakami
’s dictum was infernally inverted to "In the future, only 15 people will be famous."