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The social practice of art in the USA (2)

The social practice of art in the USA (2)

Many institutions, especially those in cities and neighborhoods with pressing social problems, see the need to extend their reach. As we could read in the edition of The New York Times on March 24, 2013. The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, for example, is constructing a final work by the […]

The social practice of art in the USA (1)

The social practice of art in the USA (1)

In Detroit a contemporary-art museum is completing a monument to an influential artist that will not feature his work but will instead provide food, haircuts, education programs and other social services to the general public. In New York an art organization that commissions public installations has been dispatching a journalist […]