I doubt anyone in the US is happy with our current funding system for the arts. Artists don’t get paid. Museums rely on increasingly scant funds from the government and shrinking donations from wealthy benefactors and corporations to run their programs. We feel impoverished in a time where there are more people producing great work than ever before. That’s not right.
A plausible solution to at least some of these problems broke this week when e-flux announced its bid for the domain suffix .art.