Strike Art! : Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition, Paperback / softback Book

Strike Art! : Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition Paperback / softback

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What is the relation of art to the practice of radical politics today?

Strike Art explores this question through the historical lens of Occupy, an event that had artists at its core.

Precarious, indebted, and radicalized, artists redirected their creativity from servicing the artworld into an expanded field of organizing in order to construct of a new-if internally fraught-political imaginary set off against the common enemy of the 1%.

In the process, they called the bluff of a contemporary art system torn between ideals of radical critique, on the one hand, and an increasing proximity to Wall Street on the other-oftentimes directly targeting major art institutions themselves as sites of action.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Verso Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Art & design styles: from c 1960
  • ISBN: 9781784786816

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