Monday, August 27, 2007

Warhol's best

curator Alison Gingeras is ". . . co-organizing a symposium at the Guggenheim this fall called The Worst of Warhol, . . . It's this idea that everything classical-art historians think of as Warhol's worst legacy is actually his best. The self-exploiting, ubiquitous, has-no-problem-lending-his-image-to-a-TV-commercial, I'll-paint-anyone-with-$20,000 type of artist -- that's what's stuck around." (Vogue, Sept. 2007, 638) (sic).

i love this. i hope it's up by November;
i'll be in NYC for NCTE. fingers crossed.

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