Watch ‘Crisis in the Credit System’ Melanie Gilligan’s exploration of abstract accumulation, crisis and aesthetics here. Melanie Gilligan writes on the increasing parallels between the art market and neo-liberal capital as both become increasingly de-materialised and financialised in It’s the Political Economy, Stupid out now from Pluto Press.
The Global Financial Crisis in Art and Theory
Edited by Gregory Sholette and Oliver Ressler
Leading critical artists and theorists analyse the current crisis of capitalism.
“Confrontational, intellectual, and occasionally amusing group show, which squarely aligns itself with the Occupy movement.” – Village Voice (praise for the exhibition on which the book is based)
“In the wake of the capitalist crisis, very few cultural institutions have dared to address the horrors of greed that plague us in such a direct and haunting way. “ – Alexander Cavaluzzo, Hyperallergic