Russell and Robert meet legendary art critic and writer Jerry Saltz for a feature-length special QuarARTine episode, as critical times call for critical thinking!!!!
We discuss the future of art and the art world after coronavirus, what he remembers from the early 90s crash and his respect for how British artists responded and thrived. We find out why he wrote his new book 'How To Be An Artist', the decision to give up being an artist himself to drive trucks and limousines for over a decade, how he found his voice as an art critic for New York magazine and why his wife Roberta Smith is the greatest art critic of all! We explore his admiration for the work of artists like Kara Walker and Matthew Barney, a memorable trip to visit ancient cave paintings and why in Jerry's eyes art is for ANYONE!!!!
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