The Basel Art Fair and the recent record-setting London auctions point to yet another art sales boom. If that wasn't enough dependence on the world's super-rich, there's the ominous-sounding Merrill Lynch/Capgemini World Wealth Report to tell us that, since the financial crisis of 2008, wealth has been concentrated into even fewer hands. As art turns away from financial equitability, at least one museum has bucked the trend toward (always) lionizing money over ideas. The New Museum—running against its previous grain of presenting shows of trophy art and faddishly referential collage—has stepped up to provide this summer's most thoughtfully... More >>>