Gregory Sholette will be presenting and discussing his recent publication It’s the Political Economy, Stupid (Pluto, 2013) in New York later this week. Gregory will be joined by Oliver Ressler, co-curator of the original exhibition also titled It’s the Political Economy, Stupid alongside artists Dread Scott and Maureen Connor and critic Thom Donovan.
The event will be a chance to gain an insight into one of the most pertinent and critical exhibitions of recent years. For more information visit the Austrian Cultural Forum website here.
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