Archive for April, 2013

On the Occupy Museums Movement

April 29, 2013

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I started to look into this about a year ago.  I agree that the relationship between the artist and the museum, between the artist and the gallery and between the artist and the collector should be investigated.

I’ll do more research into this before coming up with my own statement.  These links are a start.  Several clues are here, should one investigate.

http://occupymuseums.org/index.php/index

http://artsandculture.nycga.net/network/collectives/occupymuseums/

http://www.nycga.net/groups/arts-and-culture/docs/top-seven-reasons-to-occupy-museums-2

http://ayearofpositivethinking.com/2011/10/19/a-discussion-on-facebook-about-occupy-museums/

http://www.artfagcity.com/2011/10/24/the-deal-with-occupy-museums/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/9197692/Damien-Hirst-artwork-defaced-by-Occupy-protesters.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/arts-post/post/occupy-calls-for-end-of-whitney-biennial/2012/02/28/gIQA55KEgR_blog.html

http://www.noahfischer.org/project/ows/38434

http://adriannerussell.wordpress.com/2011/10/22/99-creative-examining-occupy-museums/