Pandering to the real or imagined demands of private finance distorts the art world, silencing dissent and stifling politically or socially engaged art in favour of consensus and what is known in the trade as ‘investment grade art’.
Article compiled from the artistsineastlondon.org (on 14/5/2008).
Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Documentation from Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010.
Also see P1517 and P1518.
This Is Performance Art: Performed Sculpture and Dance 8th April 2010 – 06 June 2010 Camden Arts Centre
Programme for a series of events in London, 2013, with corresponding reading lists.