by Malcolm Hearn in New Art on Tuesday 20 September 2011

What exactly does John Kelsey not do? He is credited with being many things, including a critic, an artist, a gallerist, a dealer, and a translator.

I just finished his recent book Rich Texts, a compilation of his writings on art. It is refreshing to read a perspective that isn’t just along for the art world theme park ride and I think that’s the point. We need to remind ourselves not to get too caught up in the inertia of everything around us.