The Easel

Thaddaeus Ropac on Why We Can’t Give up on Galleries

Compared with Jerry Saltz’s recent blast, a more moderate perspective. Art fairs offer global reach and new influences, but galleries remain central to the art eco-system. Galleries should continue to “work with a group of artists and grow with them. [A]rt deserves spaces that are less fleeting than fairs. In the galleries, we can create memorable happenings”.