The unofficial mission statement of “collecting artists” by the Aspen Museum as pronounced by its director recently, reveals an insulting depersonilization of artists.
It is exactly this callous and cavalier institutional attitude that was also clearly able to rationalize the strapping of
Ipads onto the backs of tortoises to create spectacle and spectatorship. Perhaps the museum's newly collected humans will be next.
But it worked for Bob Rauschenberg, Lari (sniff)...