The Easel

The Last Days of the Art World … and Perhaps the First Days of a New One

This “true believer” has bleak expectations about the coming art world. “Most galleries don’t have cash reserves to go through a lockdown of six months.” Some art schools will close and, with them, teaching jobs for artists. Museums without large endowments will struggle, art fairs will disappear, and writing about art will shrink further. “How to survive? Passion. Obsession. Desire.”