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The art world: full of Gallery Girls and Babes at the Museum

Chloe at the MET. Photo© Xavier Aaronson. http://www.babesathemuseum.com

There’s not much difference between curating an exhibition and curating the contents of a closet – at least this is what many people seem to think these days. Not that we’re averse to connecting art and fashion (although we’ve tried, for many years, and failed), but what we’re witnessing at the moment is not about connecting art and fashion, it is about making art and the whole art world a more fashionable affair than it actually is. At the moment it’s just a funny thing to watch, but it might become a dangerous thing. The art world needs to maintain a certain amount of unattractiveness in order to remain attractive. Continue reading