Here are several artists' statements processed through a "word cloud" filter, which enlarges frequently used words.
The biggest buzzword in "artspeak" seems to be "work." I guess that means that art is hard work, or at least writing about it is. It's probably harder to write about it than to do it.
Andy Beckett of the Guardian has published an article about the obnubilating language used in artist' press releases:
"If you've been to see contemporary art in the last three decades, you will probably be familiar with the feelings of bafflement, exhaustion or irritation that such gallery prose provokes."Read the rest: "User's Guide to Artspeak"
Previously on GJ:
Artist Statement Generator
Deciphering an Artist Statement
Art Crit Generator