Contributors Inc. (Phoebe Stubbs and Mimi Cabell)
Artfrom 2020

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Contributors Inc. (Phoebe Stubbs and Mimi Cabell)
Artfrom 2020

£20.00

Publication

26.7cm H × 26.7cm W × 1cm D

Free UK Delivery until 31 December 2020

For other destinations contact hello@conditions.shop

About the work

Artfrom is a mock Artforum magazine. It lists everyone who has written for Artforum from its inception in 1962 to Michelle Kuo’s resignation as editor in late 2017, following the sexual abuse scandal of its publisher Knight Landesman. Contributors Inc. spent the summer of 2017 collating and organising the information. Artfrom lists this from most contributed to least. As a collective, we investigate editorial design in its most expansive sense. In this case, we wanted to understand who gave us the critical voice we inherited, and whose voice was given the most weight.

About the artist

Contributors Inc. is a collective that works with the contents lists in art and culture magazines as our material. We established the collective to highlight the gender imbalance in the contributors to magazines of art criticism, because redressing imbalance is too often talked about in terms of visible artists and less in reference to those who create the discourse around art. From working with this material, however, our aims have broadened as we have come to see art magazines as both archives of the art world—they constitute a large part of its critical history—and sites in which shifting trends based on commercial and political concerns are visible.

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