Dave Hickey

Art critic Dave Hickey is known for his arguments against academicism and in favor of the effects of rough-and-tumble free markets on art.

Articles by Dave Hickey

Why would Mayor O'Connor call Fabergé eggs exhibit artistic coup?

Government work

Carl Fabergé did have one crucial thing in common with the Soviet realists who followed him and with the people putting on this exhibition: he worked for the government, and the work he did was “government work."