European artists protest budget cuts by destroying their art, including at museums

Arts, Culture & Media

An Italian museum is the highest profile examples of European artists protesting budget cuts by burning their art. At the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, director Antonio Manfredi has promised to burn three pieces per week until his funding is improved. He’s already burned some pieces, so he’s not bluffing.

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The World

Italian Museum Burns Art in Protest to Save Art

Conflict & Justice

Hard Green

Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, philosopher, and author of the manifesto You Are Not a Gadget. He tells Kurt how our privacy has changed in recent years thanks to social networks and smart phone technology.