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The Big Trouble with Bloomberg at Momenta Art

by Corinna Kirsch on October 3, 2012
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The idea behind Occupy Museum’s current project, “Occupy Your BFF (Bloomberg Family Foundation)” at Momenta Art, was to take financial information that already exists in the real world and showcase it in an art gallery. There’s print-outs of the Bloomberg Foundation’s I-990s, a video showing Michael Bloomberg’s living room, and charts documenting economic disparity in the States—all the type of stuff that can be found online. “The information is engaging in a way that could only occur in an art gallery,” Occupy Museums organizer Imani Brown told us. All this sounds pretty basic to us, but Occupy’s target of choice—Bloomberg—has become a serious issue, giving rise to suspicion surrounding the recent departure of a Momenta Art board member.

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Risk-Taking at NADA Yields Mixed Results

by Paddy Johnson on December 8, 2007

I’ll be honest; I don’t know what to think of NADA. The majority of the fair seemed average to me, and having spent a lot of yesterday looking at bad art, the inevitable show stinkers had a fairly negative effect on my viewing experience. Martin van Zomeren’s booth, for example, consisted of a lone hanging […]

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