In the June/July issue of American Craft, Jed Perl, a painter who's been contributing to magazines including Vogue and The New Republic, calls attention to the need for the handmade. He calls it the Artisanal Urge. When he was talking about Jeff Koons I was reminded of a conversation I recently had with a WARP student who said, "Jeff Koons isn't an artist, he cheats."
Here's the link for the article:
Jeff Koons' Hanging Heart