1 Will Self, “Very Little,” in Walking to Hollywood, London, Bloomsbury, 2010, p. 9.
2 Ibid., pp. 10-11.
3 Unless otherwise noted, all quotes are from interviews the author conducted by e-mail or in person between September and December 2011.
4 Quoted in Bruce Altshuler, Salon to Biennial—Exhibitions that Made Art History, vol. 1, London and New York, Phaidon, 2008, p. 11.
5 Quoted in Michelangelo: Complete Work, edited by Frank Zöllner, Christof Thoenes and Thomas Pöpper, Taschen, 2007, p. 72.
6 Quoted in ibid., p. 78.
7 Hal Foster, The Art-Architecture Complex, London and New York, Verso, 2011, p. ix.
8 Ibid., p. xi.
9 Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1990, p. 36.
10 Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle, translated by Ken Knabb, Canberra, Australia, Treason Press, 2002, p. 6.
11 Anish Kapoor, quoted in a published conversation with Richard Serra and the author, “Size Matters: Anish Kapoor and Richard Serra,” Time Out London, Oct. 16-22, 2008, p. 53.
13 Quoted in Foster, The Art-Architecture Complex, p. 244.
14 In conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lisson Gallery, London, Jan. 31, 2012.
OSSIAN WARD is an art critic and visual arts editor for Time Out London.