Going any place, in a historical sense

©maiermoul Calatrava
World Trade Center transept (Must Change, Is Going To Change) ©MAIERMOUL

So art must change, is going to change. But that doesn’t mean that art is going any place, in a historical sense.

I don’t think it is, and I don’t think it ever has been. Art-making is a cumulative, serial activity, not a historical sequence of preemptive propositions.

– Dave Hickey, interview with Saul Ostrow, Bomb magazine