Review: Neoliberal Lulz, reviewed for CtC

Neoliberal Lulz @ Carrol/Fletcher: Lol -> lul; lols -> luls; lolz -> lulz

There was a time when pigment or stone were sovereign mediums in art production, when the tangible market was the dealer’s business and when every role was well defined, as value was established upon tangible goods like gold. Worth dematerialised, however, after the collapse of the gold standard in 1971, leading to the speculation we currently accept as part of our existence. Not few artists started exploring new tactics ever since, through which to transcend limits in terms of roles, realms and materials, getting away from the physical commodity as a medium to establish value in their work...read more

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