Nicholas Dames | The Nation | 16th November 2016
A reviewer vents his pessimism about the future of artistic criticism. Few institutions can afford to pay critics a steady income. And a more fragmented society means fewer big targets. But as the traditional channels of criticism shrink does this necessarily mean there is no interest in criticism? Perhaps the critic model needs updating – no longer the all-knowing seer, more the sherpa who spots what many others miss?