Daily Archive for August 2nd, 2011

Yes, we insult the audience.

The gesture of inverted commas as protection against the anger of the audience. Image: Michelangelo Miccolis and Francesco Paolo Ferrara in “The Artists Without Works, A Guided Tour Around Nothing”


“If you are an artist without works, maybe you should not make exhibitions”, a lady art critic told me. Well, I don’t, I thought, or rather, it depends what you mean by exhibitions; but I admit, her logic is spotless.

“If you insult the audience, then you will keep people out of the museums!” the same critic told me. Mmmmmmmmmmmm – I thought.

These are the insults the artist without works addresses to the audience: Continue reading ‘Yes, we insult the audience.’