Thursday, May 27, 2010

"That's at least debatable, but the film has little interest in debate"

The Art of the Steal is still making its way around the country. Here's a recent review from The Columbus Dispatch:

"Yet it's hard to get worked up over The Art of the Steal. ... Ultimately, the art isn't disappearing; it's being moved a short distance away. The fact that people won't be able to view the masterworks in the carefully arranged setting that Barnes intended is sad, but does it qualify as 'the greatest act of cultural vandalism since World War II,' as one commentator suggests?"