opines Jerry Saltz in his Village Voice column. Maybe so, but the buzz on the street is that the art world to watch now is in China. With U.S. immigration officials making entry into the States a chancy and often humiliating business for people from around the world, artists from Asia, Australia, Europe and the Southern Americas are beginning to say, “Who needs it?” Will we be living with a “supine paradigm” in five years? The crystal ball is murky, but there is that old saying about pride and what it goes before…

- Meredith Tromble [Wednesday, September 15th, 2004]


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