Conversations with Jim Zirin

Do Art Critics Matter?

12/12/2018 | 26m 46s  | Video has closed captioning.

Description: New York Magazine’s Senior Art Critic Jerry Saltz rarely misses a gallery or museum opening. With a stroke of a pen, he can make ordestroy a new artist. Known as the ”people’s critic,” he tells Jim Zirin what he likes, and what he detests about the art world, which he sees as increasingly obsessed with money. But do we need critics to tell us what art is good?

Aired: 12/12/18

Rating: NR

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Conversations with Jim Zirin is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN PBS.