Bruce Hainley

The American critic Bruce Hainley takes a photo of Justin Bieber losing his swag as the starting point for a reflection about the condition of art.

Images contributed by Darren Bader

"Shelf life is always an issue – I don’t like seeing the grapefruits wizen", commented American artist Darren Bader in an email-conversation with critic Bruce Hainley. On food in the arts, Zeitgeist, and the profundity of ancient and bad curators.