discussion about the recent trend of protest camps which includes the 7th Berlin Biennale
"Interview With Andrea Fraser About The Whitney Biennial (PHOTOS)", The Huffington Post By Kathleen Massara
"Damien Hirst: House Artist to the 1%", Guardian News, Andrea Fraser
QUEEN MOTHER DR. DELOIS BLAKELY COMMUNITY MAYOR OF HARLEM - Press Release (pdf)
"Is Modern Finance Ruining Modern Art?" (Part 1): Mark C. Taylor, Bloomberg News
"Is Modern Finance Ruining Modern Art?" (Part 2): Mark C. Taylor, Bloomberg News
Some Reasons to Occupy Museums
A List written by consensus by Occupy Museums
Lucy Lippard, "The Art Worker's Coalition: Not a History," Studio International, November 1976
An article about The Art Worker's Coalition, a group that formed in 1969 in NYC to demand city museums pursue a more open and less exclusive exhibition policy concerning the artists they exhibited and promoted. This group successfully pressured the MoMA and other museums into implementing a free admission day that still exists today.
Art and the 99%, by Erin Sickler, Art in America, January 2012
The author considers how Occupy Wall Street as affected artists.
A Family's Billions, Artfully Sheltered, by David Kocienewski, New York Times, November 26, 2011
An article about the Neue Gallery which is used as a tax shelter by owner and founder Ronald Lauder.
flyer handed out at the first action inside MoMA, during Diego Rivera's exhibition.
"Basically, what I have to say here is simple: when people talk about politics in an artistic frame, they\'re lying."
text written by many members of Occupy Museums in February 2012
Text presenting reflections on Occupy Lincoln Center action written by OM member and classical pianist Ben Laude. Read part two here.
Relevent article by Marxist geographer/economist David Harvey on art and monopoly rent.