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July/August 2015
Vol. 34 No. 6

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International Sculpture Center
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Dread Scott: Radical Conscience
by A.M. Weaver
Money to Burn, 2010. Dread Scott’s edict is make “revolutionary art—to propel history forward.” Since the early 1990s, after graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and completing the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program, Scott has joined the ranks of historical/political artists, following in the footsteps of John Heartfield, George Grosz, and Leon Golub, along with his activist contemporaries Ai Weiwei, Nari Ward, and Berry Bickle. By using his work to raise awareness of social injustices, Scott makes clear his intention of challenging the status quo. He employs irony and humor to make powerful statements pertaining to pressing issues, including freedom of speech on a global level, state-levied violence against citizens, class inequality, and racially motivated oppression....see the entire article in the print version of July/August's Sculpture magazine.

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Money to Burm, 2010. Performance on Wall Street, 40 minutes.

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