the art world’s latest way of eating its young

http://www.vulture.com/2016/05/jerry-saltz-on-alex-israel-and-eating-our-young.html

Alex Israel & Bret Easton Ellis, 2016. Acrylic and UV ink on canvas

Alex Israel & Bret Easton Ellis, 2016. Acrylic and UV ink on canvas

“Recent reports found Murillo, for instance, destroying his passport on a plane and saying things like “The West is a salivating penis.” I feel bad for this 30-year-old. ”

 

western ‘concerned’ news imagery

Dario Mitidieri - Lost Family Portraits - World Press Photo Prize - Syrian Refugee Crisis

Dario Mitidieri – Lost Family Portraits

 

so-called instagram masterpiece

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/photography/what-to-see/is-this-the-first-instagram-masterpiece/

 

Amalia Ulman 'Excellences & Perfections'

Amalia Ulman ‘Excellences & Perfections’

” Towards the end of her time in the city, she tells me, she earned money as a ‘sugar baby’ – an escort. ‘I’d rather not talk about it,’ she says. ‘It’s too dark. It was out of necessity: I wasn’t playing around. But being an escort is how most of my female peers are paying for their student fees. It’s very common’ “