Book and film reviews have been reduced to individual data points on aggregator web sites as print journalism collapses. It’s only a matter of time until such big data/collective intelligence approaches expand to cover art criticism.
I write reviews for the art, technology and social change collective Furtherfield:
I’ve written some code for the Emacs text editor to help improve people’s writing about art:
(Illustration from: http://ofdoge.wordpress.com/2013/12/05/art-doge/, copyright the artist.)
I’m experimenting with different ways of disrupting (or surviving the disruption of) art criticism:
And the value of art:
Pure Aesthetic, 2005, diamond dust, glass and plastic.
A simple way to add the magic of aesthetic value to any physical object.