Curator - applying meaning to the meaningless

Brian Sewell in the Evening Standard reviewing the Turner Prize exhibition at Tate Modern wrote:

'...It provided yet another opportunity for the curators and critics of contemporary art to write of the many layers of meaning that they could perceive not only in the concept but in the labour of its embodiment, This is now what curators do - apply meaning to the meaningless.'

The particular focus was on Shedboatshed 'its double metamorphis was more a matter of carpentry than art, as oddly remarkable as farting Annie Laurie through a keyhole (and no one would mistake that for music).


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