the EV scene was simply about a generation of boomers having just graduated art school and there not being enough slots in the art establishment system to be heard (seen). so artist/art school grad run galleries proliferated until the storefront rents in the neighborhood skyrocketed and day jobs could no longer cover the rent. the DIY EV galleries along with regional punkrockers and zine producers were the bloggers of their day. EV artists created autonomy in the top heavy artworld of fatcat collectors, magazine editors and critics, soho and 57th st galleries and blue chip mo-fos of all stripes. an attempt at artist's empowerment. why so nasty PETER, feel threatened ?

- bill 1-20-2005 7:01 pm

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