more – art filling empty spaces

see my post from Dec 20, 2009 here on art filling vacant shops – another NYT article “Art Crops Up in Sarajevo’s Shuttered Shops” (click here) by YASMINE RYAN informs us about empty stores in Sarajevo being used by artists.

I find it and encouraging to see art finding a way of getting itself seen – this in itself is relatively unsurprising. However, what is really interesting is the way art is acting as a type of bandage. Perhaps its relationship with commerce is shifting – evidenced by it being used to fill voids left by economic uncertainty…


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