, David Levine
, Mariam Ghani
, et al.Alexander Provan, Nathalie Anglès, Wenzel Bilger, Lauren Cornell, Mostafa Heddaya, Yael Reinharz, Lumi Tan, Hrag Vartanian, [1 More...]
In “International Art English,” Alix Rule and David Levine describe the language of contemporary art by analyzing a corpus of press releases sent by e-flux, which is paid to do so by museums, biennials, publishers, and art fairs in order to reach a subscriber base of more than ninety thousand art professionals. The essay appeared in 2012 and soon surpassed the popularity of every other Triple Canopy publication. “International Art English” generated innumerable conversations about the relationship between language, legibility, and power in the art world: columns in the Guardian, polemics in e-flux’s online journal, debates at conferences for art ...