Art and Capital

Levine: in terms of the aim to get someone to feel others’ suffering … are the mechanisms the same  in visual art?

You can’t get away from the idea of capital in the visual arts.  There’s so much money – night school, e-flux – participation lends itself to a kind of success within that economy.  No one at PS122 is making money doing this – but at the New Museum, the initiatives are under-written in a substantial way.

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