Wait, the Brooklyn Museum is no longer...?

Via Paddy Johnson:

Good news. Work of Art, Bravo's new reality show debuting 11 p.m. (ET/PT) June 9, will not embarrass the art world. The series pits 14 artists in competition for $100,000 and a solo show at The Brooklyn Museum...
I'm not really sure what Johnson is pronouncing there. (Has Johnson seen a season's worth of the show? What exactly does "embarrass the art world" actually mean? It's a nebulous, meaningless phrase.) However: There is no question that this is yet another embarrassment for the Brooklyn Museum, which sometimes seems more interested in being a point of spectacle than a serious, scholarly, about-the-art museum. It's a slap in the face to the museum's curatorial staff too.
April 9, 2010 11:34 AM |

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