Good article, Dwayne. Artists do have a frustrating habit of talking about art politics all the time and never about the artworks themselves. Of course, it would help if we saw more art that was interesting visually and less shows featuring three thousand blurry photos of empty rooms , short films of idiots looking for their socks, and blank post-it notes stuck to the wall. Maybe people discussing the Dixon show were talking more about the politics and less about the art because the show created the distinct impression that the politics was the central aspect of the show and that the quality of the work was an afterthought.
Perhaps the artworks in the show didn't make much of an impression.
By Louis Goggans
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