As the curator of Creative Time, Nato Thompson has worked with a staggering number of today’s most important political artists, from commissioning high-profile public art projects to bringing together socially engaged artists and collectives for his annual Creative Time Summit. As the author of Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art From 1991-2011, he is also an expert in the history of this most attention-grabbing breed of art. To find out how collectors can approach political art, we sat down with Thompson to discuss how to live with the powerful work—and learn what he considers the most important developments in the field today. [READ MORE]
FEATURED ART: Untitled (After Robert Lynn Green Sr.) by Paul Chan, Save The Country Now by Deborah Kass, woman to woman by Emily Jacir
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