MOCA's Curator Helen Molesworth, 50, On Having Standards

Photo by Jay L. Clendenin

Photo by Jay L. Clendenin

To be critical of a thing, in the hard sense, to articulate what it is not doing, or doing that is problematic, means that you hold in your head a standard of the good, whatever the value is—the socially conscious, the pure, the beautiful—whatever it is, you hold the value in your head. " - Helen Molesworth via Art Journal