Artist Space’s Jay Sanders Interviewed in Art NEws

December 19th, 2019

Artists Space head Jay Sanders speaks to Art News as he prepares to open the institution’s new space downtown. “I feel like so much of the language around alternative spaces is now ubiquitous,” he says. “Everybody says the same thing, like ‘we’re artist-centric’ and blah blah blah—the whole language of sort of ’70s alternative spaces is now the de facto language for talking about contemporary art spaces at all scales. So I’m trying my hardest to think of new language. I do feel that it’s a real practitioner’s space, and that the audience really is artists, curators, students, intellectuals, academics.”

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