Marciano and ‘art labor’; Shortlisted!

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Izzy Johnson, a docent and organizing committee member, protests outside the Marciano Art Foundation. Photo by Frances Anderton/KCRW

Marciano Art Foundation is closing. The news came days after visitor services associates announced their intention to unionize. DnA attends a protest outside the Wilshire museum to hear about the role of low-paid labor in the highly lucrative world of contemporary art.

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