Art Newspaper Charts Challenges of Art World Workers

March 12th, 2019

A piece in The Art Newspaper this week explores the increasingly vocal activism of museum employees as they try and unionize in the face of increasingly hostile work situations, even as museums continue to grow and expand. “The industry is so decentralized, it’s really hard for it be unionized,” says a member of the Art Handlers Alliance of New York (AHA-NY). “You have this pyramid of inequity that goes all the way from collector down to art handler, where there’s pressure from all different places, and everyone wants everything right away.”

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