Thursday, June 11, 2009

Advice to collectors

When collectors take over the work of curators and try to stage intelligent and intelligible shows, their efforts can easily backfire. Pinault’s two displays of his splashy collection, at the Punta della Dogana and the Palazzo Grassi, are a case in point: They smack of an arriviste’s susceptibility to bloated works by fashionable names.
Boston Globe