Inside the white cube # 1

“(…) The history of modernism is intimately framed by that space. Or rather the history of modern art can be correlated with changes in that space and in the way […]

“(…) The history of modernism is intimately framed by that space. Or rather the history of modern art can be correlated with changes in that space and in the way we see it. We have now reached a point where we see not the art but the space first. (A cIiche of the age is to ejaculate over the space on entering a gallery.)An image comes to mind of a white, ideal space that, more than any single picture, may be the archetypal image of 20th-century art. And it clarifies itself through a process of historical inevitability usually attached to the art it contains. (…)”

Tekst By; Brian O’doherty