tandem surfing the 3rd wave 2: generosity in the age of [net]worked reproduction

Tandem Surfing the Third Wave Part 2: Generosity in the Age of Net/worked Reproduction
Like most people, I enjoy seeing things/events/people/politics I like receive attention. When artists I feel some affinity for receive press or are included in major exhibitions, I feel good about it. And so, recently, when I read two articles dealing with certain strains of contemporary cultural practice that I find interesting, I felt an initial elation. The first was an article in the spring edition of New Art Examiner by Nato Thompson; the second was Arthur Danto