The man from the Tate

By Sally Blundell In Art

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25th September, 2010
'A museum isn't just a building. It's an activity and it can happen anywhere" - Vicente Todolí, Spanish art historian, judge of the 2010 Walters Prize and until June this year director of London's Tate Modern. "It is the amplifier of the artist's voice. It tries to make that voice louder and clearer so it can have far-reaching effects. I'm against museums that impose lines or give directions to artists - museums should follow artists." Todolí is on the phone from the UK, having recently returned from the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea. The art world has broadened, he says, ...

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