PLAYING IT SAFER
by Jerry Saltz
Art is for anyone. It just isn't for every
one. Still, over the past decade, its audience has hugely grown, and that's irked those outside the art world, who get irritated at things like incomprehensibility or money. That's when easy hit jobs on art's bad values appear in mainstream media. A harmless garden-variety example aired last night on CBS's 60 Minutes
(I didn't know it was on anymore), as Morley Safer went into high snark.