Art in Print

A brief history of protest art from the 1940s until now - in pictures

Using a selection of images, The Guardian takes a look at the new exhibition at The Whitney in New York. The exhibition focuses on ‘artists who have become activists in order to help create a better future’. 
Via: The Guardian


 Museums can't afford to open in the evening, says V & A: they need corporate event cash

Due to diminishing public subsidy, museums are having to reconsider staying open later in the evenings in favour of hosting corporate events to bring in money.  V & A Director, Tristram Hunt, told The Times, “We would like to see it open as much as possible. But we have to balance diminishing grant-in-aid [from the government] with commercial fundraising.” 
Via: The Times