For over two decades, New York-based artist Max Schumann has been making paintings with an arbitrary price on them, and exhibiting them in such exotic locales as a theater lobby or a nightclub. On the occasion of his most recent exhibition of Cheap Art (in collaboration with Dale Wittig) we went into the Lower East Side bar to see why some paintings are more expensive than others. Read the full interview on Art in America.
“Manufacturing Desire” is currently on view through October 31. Max Fish is located at 178 Ludlow Street, New York. Installation photo by Asher Penn.