Art fairs sum up, in a microcosmic way, our art world. The fair, ultimately, is the quintessential definer—and it’s a great leveler, too. Fairs used to be a place where you’d strike that balance between capital and something like the project that Ellie is doing. Hopefully at the end of it, it all balances out. I’ve certainly had a history of doing that—in Art Basel Statements in 2000, we did a Sam Durant installation that was, in retrospect, psychotic.
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