Occupy Wall Street – Art occupies the financial district



Since mid-September, many people have been demonstrating in New York’s financial district against unequal distribution of wealth, power of the banks and continuing unemployment. The Occupy Wall Street movement has already absorbed many artists. Here is an article about different artists who are participating in the protests. Written by Tara Kelly, published in the Huffington Post.
“The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests may be rooted in anger over corporate greed and corruption, but that hasn’t stopped the art world from getting involved and taking over the financial district.” … “Other organized action from artists at OWS include a 24-hour exhibition that kicked off Saturday evening where a group of artists rented out the former J.P. Morgan headquarters building, across from the New York Stock Exchange, to host the exhibit No Comment.” Full article

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