Issues of inequality, class, and exploitation have come to the forefront within the art world in recent years. Marxist art critic Ben Davis believes that the politics of culture are changing as a result.
Ben Koditschek is art director at Jacobin.
At Chicago’s School of the Art Institute, adjunct faculty struggle to make ends meet while trying to balance their artistic practices. We spoke with three SAIC organizers about their campaign to organize a union for part-time faculty.
Millions of people can’t pay rent because of the coronavirus-induced recession. In the absence of government action to help them, many are going on a rent strike. We talked to two Brooklyn rent strikers about why they organized their building to withhold rent and how other renters can do the same.
Like the slow-food celebrity chef, fitness coach, or makeup guru, pottery has become yet another flavor of instantly consumable content.