The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude: Global Art, Memory and Post-Fordism

AuthorPascal Gielen
Date2009
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In The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude art sociologist Pascal Gielen defends the hypothesis that the globalized art scene is an ideal production entity for economic exploitation. These days the work ethic of the art world with its ever-present young dynamic, flexible working hours, thematic approach, short-term contracts or lack of contracts and its unlimited, energetic freedom is capitalized withing the cultural industry and has been converted into a standard production model.


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