2015: The Year in Review

10 Art World Things From 2015 That I Don’t Want to Hear About Anymore

Middle-aged white men at an art fair.COURTESY FLICKR

Middle-aged white men at an art fair.


Lists. Rankings. Names. Things. Arbitrary markers of time that we as a culture occasionally celebrate with lists of rankings of names and things. Presented without further commentary.

10. Auction records

9. Björk

8. Marina Abramović/backlash to Marina Abramović

7. Instagram

6. Jerry Saltz’s use of Instagram

5. Drake

4. The city of Miami

3. Art fairs generally

2. Lists

1. Middle-aged white men

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  • Nonameever

    White men, especially middle aged ones, should be universally banned from art: buying, viewing, commenting, then the world would be perfect

    • Kwaku Osei

      That’s not very nice :/

  • Jeffrey Turner

    Hey, I beg your pardon, I’m a 69 yr. old white man who considers Bernie a conservative.
    I’m a sculptor, painter and a writer and I’ve been doing this for as long as I can remember.
    You need some real life experience outside of your useless and lame MFA program.

    • Kwaku Osei


  • Kwaku Osei

    This list is hilarious. Hahaha

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