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(Notes on) Politics, Theory & Photography: Museums as Money Laundering Institutions

Jim Johnson in regards to the protests surrounding BP funding of the arts: "I think we need to dispense with the moralism. What precisely is the alternative you propose? Government funding for the arts? Some sort of list of 'socially responsible' patrons? (How, in constructing such a list, do we decide which sins are the most egregious?) The art world (and the intellectual world more generally) is, let's face it thoroughly infused with commercial and political pressures. What is the alternative you are proposing?" (via the Art Law Blog)

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