Over 100 artists, including Rashid Johnson and Jenny Holzer, have donated work for a sale that will benefit arts nonprofits based in New York City.
The tenth edition of Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is just a month away, and it’s hard to believe how much has changed in the Brooklyn neighborhood since 2006.
Our Saturday post, “Who Do Benefit Auctions Really Benefit?,” has been generating a lot of discussion on the topic of charity art auctions, emerging artists and the treatment of artists. Last night, artist Steve Lambert shared this comment via Google+ about his response to benefits when he’s asked to donate a work …
America has finally woken up to discover that the free life they thought they were living is really governed by a system. A system designed at first glance to be “for the people, by the people.” But in recent years we’ve all realized that this is furthest from the truth. Facets of the system are under scrutiny. So in light of the Occupy Wall Street movement, perhaps it’s time for artists to rewrite the rules of the game.