The summer issue of frieze asks: how does art influence society?
‘Artists are still the canaries in the mine of gentrification’ – Sharon Zukin.
In Changing Places, Dan Fox talks to Nils Norman, Timotheus Vermeulen, Anton Vidokle, and Sharon Zukin about art, gentrification, and artistic freedom as the role art plays in city economies becomes increasingly complex.
Life Models: Professor of art history at Barnard College and Columbia University, Alexander Alberro, asks what kind of role does art actually play in society? ‘The primary aim of art is to defamiliarize, to estrange the viewer or reader form habits of understanding, troubling that which seems patently acceptable in cultural terms.
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