Does Hollywood Control The Future Of Fine Art?

“UTA — known for representing Hollywood talent like Johnny Depp and Lena Dunham — has signed a handful of artists such as Rashid Johnson, Ai Wei Wei, Sam Taylor-Johnson, and Judy Chicago. Roth and company can help pair them with, say, a show runner if they’d like to adapt something into a movie or TV show. Or the agency could feasibly assist with projects in the vein of Jay-Z’s “Picasso Baby,’ a still-surreal blending of creative worlds that involved the rapper, Pace Gallery, Marina Ambramovich, and Salon 94’s Jeanne Greenberg.’