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‘There Is No Support System’: Art Handlers, the Invisible Muscle of the Multibillion-Dollar Art Industry, Face an Uncertain Future as Work Vanishes Art handlers have been hit particularly hard by COVID-19, revealing inequities and vulnerabilities that existed long before lockdown.…Continue Reading
Sobey Art Award Gives Longlisted Artists $25,000 Each and Cancels Single-Winner Approach for 2020 The Sobey Art Foundation and National Gallery of Canada announced that, rather than choosing a shortlist of five artists and then a single $100,000 winner, it…Continue Reading
According to the CRA, an artist is either a professional or a hobbyist, which raises broader questions about whether art should be valued because it can be sold or because it can be shown. Written by Executive Director Zainub Verjee:…Continue Reading