UnBeige: Eggers Takes on the Art World

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By Neal Comment

apexart.jpgStephanie Murg of UnBeige, mediabistro.com’s design blog, previews “Lots of Things Like This,” the Dave Eggers-curated art exhibition opening at downtown Manhattan’s apexartgallery next week, which is probably the only show that will ever feature drawings by Robert Crumb, Leonard Cohen, and David Mamet—not to mention the Tucker Nichols piece that gives the exhibition its title. Among the questions Eggers asked himself as he and his colleagues were building the collection: “Is humor allowed in art, and in what forms? Are captions allowed in art, and why?”