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Occupy Museums to Occupy Sotheby’s in Support of Embattled Art Handlers Union | In the Air: Art+Auction's Gossip ColumnAfter an initial protest action that struck a controversial chord, Occupy Museums is barreling ahead with another occupation of MoMA and then a trip to Sotheby’s , where the group will support the picket line of Teamsters Local 814 , the Sotheby’s art handler union who have been locked out of their jobs for the past three months after protests over planned cuts.
In the grand scheme of things, capitalism is a blip. A flicker on the historical radar and a rather dangerous planetary-scale experiment whose results are easy to guess and hard to ignore.
Last week, tens of thousands of protesters at #OCCUPYOAKLAND shut down the nation's fifth largest port in a tremendous show of strength for the movement. It was a rare victory.