“Social practice art is seen as the antithesis of the art market because it cannot be owned, preserved, or exhibited easily.”
Carrigan defines social practice art as art “…which strives to create social or political change through community-based or participatory projects outside of art’s traditional gallery space…”.
The article explores the rise of social practice art and the implications for both artist and art spaces in making and presenting these works. Read more.
Pablo Helguera, Nuevo Romancero Nuevomejicano, 2014. Courtesy of Kent Fine Art, New York.