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Art journalism and the impact of ‘globalisation’: New fugal modalities of storytelling in Austral-Asian writing

Volume 14, Issue 2

September, 2008

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Skilbeck, R. (2008). Art journalism and the impact of ‘globalisation’: New fugal modalities of storytelling in Austral-Asian writing. Pacific Journalism Review, 14(2): 141-161.
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Author(s): Ruth Skilbeck
Publication date: 
October, 2008

The writing of art journalism has played a key yet little acknowledged role in the ongoing expansion of the international contemporary art world, and the multi-billion dollar global art economy. This article discusses some contradictory impacts of globalisation on art journalism—from extremes of sensationalist record-breaking art market reporting in the global mass media to the emergence of innovative modalities of story-telling in Australian independent journalistic art writing. 

This article discusses some contradictory impacts of gobalisation on art journalism— from extremes of sensationalist record-breaking art market reporting in the global mass media to the emergence of innovative modalities of story-telling in Australian independent art writing.