In arguing for a holistic overhaul of art-viewing, though, de strike at a pertinent question. In the present climate, art’s claims to self-betterment are based more on the stockpiling of cultural capital than on a concern for emotional wellbeing.
At Adam Art Gallery until 11 May
At Enjoy Gallery until 15 March
Talking about art is difficult. In preparation for my piece this week, I emailed art critic Megan Dunn to find out how she tackles the subject.
It’s hard to know where to start. More often than not, it seems like art belongs to someone else. That it speaks in a language not your own.
Whether you’re in need of shade, shelter or an education in pretending to be sophisticated, Wellington has art space for you.
For posterity, I’ve compiled a list of the stories we could have written and headlines that could have been.
Last week, it was revealed that two particularly enigmatic internet presences, Horse_ebooks and Pronunciation Book, were part of a long-running performance art piece.
The artwork charts out space, its form consisting of the empty spaces defined by the beads as well as the strands of beads themselves.