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Dave Hickey in the Believer

10 Aug 2012

“The political impulse is fine but moot. Art has political consequences, which is to say, it reorganizes society and creates constituencies of people around it. Miles Davis creates a constituency. Andy Warhol creates a constituency, and any object or occasion that organizes people in terms of what they want is a political constituency.”

— Art critic Dave Hickey, in an interview with The Believer

Relevant to our next visual arts exhibition, Carbon 13, and the Marfa Dialogues symposium, both of which address climate change, sustainability and art as a transforming media. Read more of the interview here. –NI