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Art Strikes: An Inventory


Art Strikes: An Inventory
Image: Cover of Art Front, January 1937
What does it mean to strike art? A recent upswing of 'art strikes', from the actions against Trump’s inauguration, to the covering of works of art in solidarity with the global climate strikes, has been accompanied by the reappraisal of actions from the past, like Lee Lozano's
General Strike
Piece
. For May Day 2020, Stewart Martin has assembled every case he could find, in the hope that it will offer some answers
 
The historical record of strikes has found scarcely anything of note in the actions of artists, except where they have contributed to the strikes of others. This is not far from the truth, but it does disregard a number of artists’ strikes – a number that has been rising in recent years. They remain comparatively rare and obscure, although their significance in the art world is fairly well established. And their status as strikes is often problematic or gestural. There have been some attempts to record them, but these are partial and/or outdated.

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