But What Does the Art Historian Have to Say?

As much as I enjoy interviewing artists, I think I enjoy more reading what art historians have to say. I don’t believe this reflects the popularly perceived rivalry between artist and art historian. As an art historian myself, I learn so much more from many artists than I do from other art historians. But the writings of and conversations with art historians often reveal the aforementioned rivalry as myth with their words of genuine love and care for artists and art.

James Panero recently interviewed Art Historian Dore Ashton for Hyperallergic. This interview reminds me of the strong bonds between art historian and artist.

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