Powerless 20

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It’s our favorite time of year. Why’s that you ask? Well, Art Review recently published their hilarious thoughtful pandering art world power list that starts with a dictator Qatari royal and continues through a who’s who of people — including an artist who “doesn’t make a thing” — who must appear like they have power from the London-based perch of the Art Review editorial board.

It’s a fun day (for some) when people are ranked, since the art world loves to feel on top. Well, here is our effort to highlight people, places, and things who we think deserve more attention than the rich, powerful, and well-connected. Without further ado, the infamous Hyperallergic Powerless 20!

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It’s that time of year again. Art Review just had their fun bringing the art world their directory of the rich and powerful, and now it’s our turn to flip the script and point out that not everyone is rich, famous, or powerful in our beloved community. Here is our infamous Hyperallergic Powerless 20!

The art world can suck, but for these people it sucks just a little bit more.

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This year we revisit our annual tradition of highlighting the powerless among those of us in the art world. Are you on it?

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This month we add another 20 to the growing list of the Powerless 20 we published last year to mark the painful rite of passage that is Art Review’s hilarious Power 100 list.

Here’s to hoping you’re not on it!

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A few weeks ago Art Review announced the Top 100 power brokers in the art world but we thought they missed the real story. So Hyperallergic has released its own list of the people who have never received their moment in the sun.

We present the Top 20 Most Powerless People in the Art World!

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