12 of the most awkward things artists have said to art critics ...


"It's no secret that the relationship between artists and the critics who opine on their work can be fraught with tension. Though many artists insist that they don't care what critics say or write about them, they must care a little. Presumably no one enjoys seeing their work misinterpreted or trashed.

"While some artists deal with it better than others—on occasion even befriending their critics—many of contemporary art's biggest names have made buffoons of themselves trying to zing a critic. From Richard Prince to Jeff Koons, here are some of the most awkward things that have been said to and about art critics. We only hope to one day be so lucky as to be similarly acknowledged."

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