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Occupy Wall Street looks to occupy art space as well

Lots of things happened down at Zuccotti Park before Occupy Wall Street was unceremoniously evicted from that public space on November 15; one that didn’t get much play in the media was the sheer amount of art created, as a sort of decorative protest. In an attempt to make permanent some of the pieces created, a series of installations have been put on display at various non-profit venues in downtown NYC and Brooklyn (including a window installation at Printed Matter in Chelsea, which closes tomorrow), and now a group within OWS is putting out feelers for a permanent, multi-use arts space, suitable for teach-ins, film screenings and the like. (FULL STORY: Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper)