Impossible Views of the World, by Lucy Ives

Sam Korman on an artworld satire of personal and professional conflict

By Sam Korman

One notable statistic to describe the last decade is this: there are more curators than ever before. The number of graduate programmes increased tenfold over the last decade, churning out eager, highly-qualified curators despite the field’s minuscule overall growth. The Internet scaled into a chaotic web during the same period, and curating entered the popular imagination as a self-appointed term for high-functioning OCD that offers VIP access to the good stuff. For a moment, everything was curated. They are middlemen,…

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