Megan O'Grady, Assistant Professor of Critical and Curatorial Studies
At a time when the basic power structures of the art world are being questioned, collectives and individuals are fighting against the very institutions funding and displaying their work.
Read Megan O'Grady's recently published article, "The Artists Bringing Activism Into and Beyond Gallery Spaces," in the New York Times Style Magazine
Image: A 2019 protest in front of the Pyramid of the Louvre in Paris, opposing the museum’s ties to the Sackler family. The demonstration was organized by the activist group P.A.I.N., or Prescription Addiction Intervention Now, which was founded by Nan Goldin.Credit...Stephane De Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images