2 replies on “Protesting the Art Industry and the Money Behind Museums”

  1. Excellent work! I thoroughly enjoyed reading, viewing, reflecting. The wealthy arbiters of taste, art, and culture have always been “at” it, even before the rise of capitalism built the “arts industry,” museum boards (often the most undemocratic spaces on the planet), and public arts funding. and the “art of the sellout.”

  2. Fwiw, if we don’t like our government’s decisions regarding art funding, we can vote for a different government. To the extent that art funding comes from wealthy corporations and individuals, we lack even that tenuous control over their decisions. Given the various pressures and proclivities, a mix is probably best. Ps: we can eschew support from the worst corps without eschewing it from all corps… assuming some aren’t as bad as others…

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