Andrea Fraser Takes on Museum Trustees in New Project

June 9th, 2017

Artist Andrea Fraser is embarking on a project to chart the various political donations made by American museum patrons and trustees, which will explore ties between museum institutions and American political power.  “For me, the larger question about the relationship between museums, trustees and the political field has to do with plutocracy—the fact that the United States is now a plutocracy and that museums, in their origins, are a product of plutocracy,” she says.

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