Carter Ratcliff is a poet and art critic. His novel, Tequila Mockingbird, was published in 2015. Ratcliff's books on art include The Fate of a Gesture: Jackson Pollock and Postwar American Art and Out pf the Box: The Reinvention of Art 1965-1975.
Art and the Quality of Money
To love an artwork is neither rational nor irrational; it is a response, imaginative and empathetic, to a presence in some sense comparable to one’s own.