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After a larger art project in 1989, with an extensive sponsorship along with patronage from UNESCO head office in Paris, I came to the conclusion that if I should continue to develop myself as an artist freely, then I had to end all my contact with gallery owners and star-curators of art.
Reason for this is that the art industry is no longer patrons of art, but more like pimps for artists where the primary goal is to generate income for their own industry. Well, it's more many-facetted than I can explain in a short presentation of one painting.
For those who want to know more, I have found especially two books that brilliantly demonstrate my point. First, it's Tom Wolfe's "The Painted Word" and David Balzer's "Curationism - How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else".
In this painting, I made a version of Braque's painting "Houses at Estaque" with three curators blocking the sight to the artwork. Yes, the star-curators are standing in front of the painting so you are not able to see the artwork.
That's the art-industry of today as I see it - sad, but unfortunately true.
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