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NY artist’s memorial to financial failures comes to Wall Street

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Julia Halperin:

For six and a half years, from the height of the recession in 2009, the New York-based artist Michael Mandiberg woke up every Saturday, turned on his computer and discovered which US banks had failed that week. Then, he scoured Google to painstakingly record each newly defunct bank’s logo before it disappeared from the face of the Internet. The results of this ritual will go on show in a vacant office building on Wall Street from 15 September, the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy filing… Read more

Image: FDIC Insured installed in The Great Recession at PNCA’s Feldman Gallery

2018-10-23T18:19:04+00:00