Chaired by Patricia Bickers at Cornerhouse, Manchester
Worlds within Worlds: The Institutions of Art
‘If institutionalisation once lurked ominously in the distance for the avant-garde radical, today it is instantaneous, ubiquitous and unexceptional.’ – Dave Beech
Are today’s artists powerless to resist institutionalisation?
The Art Monthly panel will attempt to define the concepts of ‘institutionalisation’ in art and ‘the institutions of art’ and debate the changing practice of institutional critique, including the phenomenon of self-institutionalisation which, arguably, has superseded it.Permalink