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A 1981 work by Barbara Kruger, from the exhibition at the Skarstedt gallery. (via angelfloresjr.multiply.com)

Some of us have been thinking the same thing, where is the art world wikileaks?

Since the art world depends on tight-lipped kowtowing to the power$ that be, I can’t think of a field that needs a “Wikileaks” more than the art world.

The recent Los Angeles MOCA censorship story regarding the Blu mural must have a paper trail somewhere or at least information that has not been made public yet. I’ve been calling and emailing MOCA for two days (Friday and Monday) and I haven’t had a single response from my queries. Others have told me their experiences are identical to mine. Something is rotten in the state of Deitch-mark and we want to know what that is.

And as Barbara Kurger reminds us in one of her pre-digital pieces, “Your comfort is my silence,” and we don’t want the powers that be to be too comfortable now do we?

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Hrag Vartanian

Hrag Vartanian is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic. You can follow him at @hragv.

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