Michael Govan, Allan Schwartzman, Franklin Sirmans, Kate Levin
We are often told great art speaks for itself. In practice, though, helping visual art find an audience usually requires a skillful narrative. How should we understand this use of storytelling, and who does it best? Does surging interest in contemporary art present special opportunities and responsibilities for developing appreciative audiences? In this session, cultural leaders spoke about the opportunities and responsibilities of putting our past in context to open doors for new artists and audiences.
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