TV is great even when it's loathsome, bathing us in images of electric light and fantasy. Or, is it that TV is loathsome even when it's great, inducing passivity and schizoid decay? Whatever, researchers report that the average American household watches more than six hours of television a day, and, as David Foster Wallace observed, most of us have only ever seen an average American household on TV. Weirdly though— and this shows how out of touch, or avant-garde, we are— the art world barely admits to watching television, let alone enjoying it. The art... More >>>