Sotheby's Presents: Says Who? Cultural Value and Validation in the 21st Century


Who gets to define culture, and who gets to create it? Who decides what’s in and what’s out, what’s valuable and what’s worthless? In a discussion with The New York Times co-chief art critic Roberta Smith, Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Michael Govan, and artist Derrick Adams, we’ll examine how society forms a consensus about which objects and stories we save, and which we discard — and, ultimately, who controls culture today. Moderated by In Other Words editor Charlotte Burns.

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