jerry saltz on the new whitney

solving the impossible problem of contemporary art

I spend an above average amount of time in museums, and lately I’ve been wondering just what, exactly, the role of a museum is in the art world, for artists, for art lovers, for the residents of the museum’s city. Jerry Saltz uses the opening of the new Whitney to explore how it might solve the impossible problem of contemporary art.

But not to fret! There’s hope with the Whitney. Go read the whole thing.

Labs @ Medium. Avid reader, long time blogger.

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