ART AND THE GOVERNMENT A consortium of City of Detroit creditors have made the first legal move towards pressuring the Detroit Institute of Arts to sell city-owned artworks to help pay for debts owed. Executive Vice President Annemarie Erickson defends the museum against Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s demand that the museum find one way orRead More
A Tale of Two Strategies: Participation and Organization at Adobe Books and SFMOMA
(Calcagno Cullen is a multimedia artist and arts administrator living in San Francisco, California. She is currently the education associate for school and teacher programs at SFMOMA and board member and gallery director at Adobe Books and Arts Cooperative. -IDM) In recent years participatory culture has subverted consumerist habits, mass media production, and even our socialRead More
Last week marked the end of the fall 2012 Createquity Writing Fellowship. You wouldn’t know it from this month’s posting schedule, but Talia Gibas and Jacquelyn Strycker have been writing steadily for Createquity since last September. My autumn travels forced some extended review times for a little bit in the middle there, but Jacquie andRead More
From Palate to Palette: Can Food be Art?
Do chefs, farmers & food artisans deserve a place at the table with painters, photographers, and performers?