Has economics become the dominant mode of artistic action of our time? From Sotheby’s and e-flux, to W.A.G.E. and Free Cooper Union, the market, protest movements, and the model of the artist-as-entrepreneur threatens to overwhelm art’s social and aesthetic aims.
For the next two months we are pleased to partner with Artist-Run Alliance to feature a series of profiles of their member projects and spaces. Artist-Run Alliance (ARA) is an international community of independent artist-run spaces who wish to share knowledge through the collective exchange of ideas and networks.