NYT Appraises Market Prospects for New Crop of Highly Political American Art

May 1st, 2017

Jordan Wolfson at Whitney Biennial, via NYTThe New York Times takes an even-handed look at recent political work made in the U.S., and how it has fared on the market abroad, focusing in particular on Jordan Wolfson’s Real Violence and recent pieces by Awol Erizku.  “Artists aren’t making political work for the market, it’s for people watching the world,” Paul Schimmel says. “Goya made the greatest political art, but the market wasn’t kind to him, either.”

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