A shadow of anxiety has crossed the smiling, placid face of museum culture in New York. Despite the milestone of having added the medium of performance to the art-world canon—in the guise of work by Marina Abramovic and Tino Sehgal—recent surveys at the New Museum, the Whitney, and MOMA/P.S.1 reveal a crisis among the city's curatorial class. Torn between increased fund-raising responsibilities and the dwindling returns of... More >>>