Labour

From organizing against arts cuts to an ‘Acid Corbynist’ listening session, can Momentum’s festival of ideas foster collective hope against right-wing media and politicians?

By Juliet Jacques

‘I was sad to resign; sad to believe that it was the most useful thing I could do,’ wrote Ahdaf Soueif

By Frieze News Desk

From Brooklyn Academy of Music to the New Museum, art workers are increasingly agitating for better compensation and a seat at the table

By Meagan Day

Over 1000 art workers have anonymously posted their salaries

By Frieze News Desk

Artists and lecturers won a landmark workers’ rights case in February, and hope it will have far-reaching consequences

By Chris Sharratt

Recent studies highlight deep precarity in the art world, alongside a renewed push for fairer payment and resistance to ‘self-exploitation’

By Chris Sharratt

Artists earn only £6,020 on average from their practice, with many working multiple additional jobs to supplement their income

The inquiry into the arts sector’s ‘class ceiling’ follows renewed concern around diversity and exclusion

With 12 hours of talks (and only one 20-minute break) on a Saturday, the Serpentine Marathon illustrates how the art world plays by its own rules

By Hettie Judah

‘The demand to be paid is a political one,’ says campaigning organization W.A.G.E.

The work of John Hanson, Rob Nilsson and Fred Lonidier establishes a dialectic between a leftist melancholy and a more forward-looking politics

By Andrew Durbin

A new survey of higher education degrees in the US says that fine art is the least valuable subject to specialize in