Squeaky Wheel Joins National Movement To Pay Artists

The Buffalo News, March 2017

A Timeline of Attempts to Fix the Art World

ARTnews, January 2017

The Interventionists: Working Artists and the Greater Economy

Cultured Magazine, November 2016

Sign on the Dotted Line: W.A.G.E.'s open letter to the New Museum

Frieze Magazine, June 2016

W.A.G.E. Writes Open Letter to the New Museum, May 2016

W.A.G.E. Issues Open Letter to New Museum About the Institution's Planned Expansion

ARTnews, May 2016

W.A.G.E. Calls for New Museum to Fully Compensate Artists

Hyperallergic, May 2016

Artists of the World Unite

In These Times, January 2016

Is 'Free' Best for All?

KMUW NPR Wichita, October 2015

Artists for Artists' Sake

Temporary Art Review, October 2015

Precarious Labor for Art's Sake

Widewalls, October 2015

Arts Organizers Convene to Confront Their Own Privilege

Hyperallergic, September 2015

Performers tell museums to get their act together on fees

The Art Newspaper, September 2015

Mulighetene i ytterkantene

ArtSceneTrondheim, September 2015

Finally, a Forum on Resale Royalties Brings Artists into the Conversation

Hyperallergic, July 2015

DiverseWorks Signs Up for Fair Pay to Artists

Glasstire, May 2015

Nedir Bu Sanatçı Ücreti?

SALT blog, April 2015

Creative Accounting

Frieze, April 2015


Art Monthly, April 2015

In and Out of Art and Work: On the W.A.G.E. Certificate

Mute, March 2015

The Work of Artists Is Not Play

Daily Kos, January 2015

Artists Fight for Fair Pay

The Art Newspaper, January 2015

Paying Artists, from MoMA to Momenta Art

In Terms Of, January 2015

Why Do We Expect Artists to Work for Free? Here's How We Can Change the System

Creative Time Reports, December 2014

What Does A Living Wage Mean In New York?

Brooklyn Magazine, December 2014

Artists! Get paid to do what you love

Glasstire, November 2014

W.A.G.E. Launches W.A.G.E. Certification—an important step forward in the fight for fair compensation in the arts

Another Righteous Transfer, October 2014

People Should Get Paid for Their Work

The Great God Pan is Dead, October 2014

Con Wage adesso gli artisti si pagano

Italian Financial Times, October 2014

On Devaluing Creative Work in the United States

Artvocates, October 2014

Who Pays Artists?

Bad At Sports, October 2014

The Wage is Too Damn Low

SVA Continuing Education, October 2014

W.A.G.E. Against the Machine: Art and the Business of Gettin' Paid

KQED Arts, October 2014

Langweilig aber wichtig: Wie viel Geld wofür?

artmagazine, October 2014

Artists: Quit giving away your work for free

Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 2014

W.A.G.E. Certification Sets Standards for Compensation of Artistic Labor

Artforum, October 2014

W.A.G.E. Establishes Minimum Payment Policies for Artists

ArtFCity, October 2014

Part V: A page on W.A.G.E. (valued at approx. $93.75)

Runway, September 2014

Whose Terms? A Glossary for Social Practice: CONSCIOUSNESS

New Museum Blog, September 2014

Why Art Doesn't Pay

ArtFCity, April 2014

ACTIONS! And Other Art Worker Tales

CULTUREBOT, November 2013

Instead of Exploiting Artists, Pay Them

The New York Times, November 2013

Artists Not Alone in Steep Climb to the Top

CreateEquity, October 2013

How Are Artists Getting Paid?

Hyperallergic, July 2013

Standard Deviation

Art Practical, April 2013

W.A.G.E. opent aanval op Documenta

Kunstbeeld, February 2013

W.A.G.E. Criticizes Documenta 13 Curator Over Unpaid Artists

Culturebot, February 2013

W.A.G.E. Calls Out Documenta for Not Paying Artists

Hyperallergic, February 2013

W.A.G.E. Mocks Documenta Curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev For Use of Free Labor

Art Fag City, February 2013

W.A.G.E. Releases New Video Ridiculing Documenta 13 for Not Paying Exhibiting Artists

ArtInfo, February 2013

A Fight to the Death for Arts Funding?

Art Works, February 2013

What Next?

Frieze, January 2013


Sculpture Magazine, November 2012

Show Me the Money: Context – Artists

SFMOMA blog, October 2012

Show Me the Money: Context – The Big Picture

SFMOMA blog, September 2012

Artists' fees: "The cost of labour must be paid for.", September 2012

Artists' fees: "The cost of labour must be paid for."

a-n, September 2012

The Value Of Our (Collective) Work

Excerpt From Incredisensual Panty Raid Laff Along 2012, June 2012

Biting The Hand That Feeds You: Artists working for a greater arts economy

Revolt Magazine, Volume 1 Issue No. 2, May 2012

Survey Shows Less Than 50% of Professional Artists Get Paid

Care2, May 2012

Pie in the Sky When You Die: Art, Money and Myth

Hyperallergic, April 2012

Getting Paid for Art Not Easy

The Billfold, April 2012

Economic relationships between artists and insititutions

Market Project, April 2012

Why Are (Most) Artists (So Fucking) Poor?

Hyperallergic, April 2012

On the Crazy-as-Kim-Jong-Il Economics of the Art World – part two

Art at Bay, April 2012

New Data Reveals Artists Aren't Gettin' Paid

Hyperallergic, April 2012

We Don't Talk About Money Here

MoCA/CamLab, March 2012

Are San Diego artists exploited? A look at the local arts economy

San Diego City Beat, March 2012

Biting The Hand That Feeds You? Artists Working for a Greater Arts Economy

Native Shout, January 2012

Occupy Art World

in terms of, October 2011


N, June 2011

A Critic Ponders The End of Normal and The Future of Art

ArtReview, June 2011

Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.): The Economy of Trickery, or Crashing the Ship of Fools

DIS Magazine, May 2011

WHITNEY WATCH, February 2010

Tirdad Zolghadr's Top 10

Artforum International, January 2010

The Upside: Creative Funding for the Arts, September 2009

We demand payment for making the world more interesting, September 2009


zingmagazine, July 2009

No Soul For Sale: A Festival Of Independents

Art in America, June 2009

Art's Near Future

Artnet Magazine, June 2009

Restoring the 'Eek' to Eking Out a Living

The New York Times, June 2009

Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era

University of California Press, June 2009

Artists: Diversify your hustle!

TimeOut New York, May 2009

Working Artists and the Greater Economy at the Park Avenue Armory

ARTCAT, April 2009

W.A.G.E. rage inside 'Democracy in America', October 2008


Translation into Chinese of W.A.G.E.'s An Open Letter to 'Artist'

United Motion, November 2016

How to Fix the Art World

ARTnews, November 2016

W.A.G.E. Advocates for Artists Working for Fair Pay

Photo District News, July 2015

Help Desk: Support for Artists

Daily Serving, May 2015

In Conversation with Abigail Levine

Movement Research, May 2015

Certification Policy Background

Multitudes No. 57 - Valuations , November 2014

W.A.G.E. come cambia il sistema di remunerazione degli artisti contemporanei nei musei, a partire dagli Usa

Italian Financial Times, October 2014

How Much Will Artists Be Paid Under the New W.A.G.E. Certification Program?

Hyperallergic, October 2014

Art Workers Council Frankfurt/M (AWC FFM) interviews W.A.G.E.

, April 2013

Being Curated

Frieze, April 2013

Principles of W.A.G.E. Certification

The Brooklyn Rail, February 2013

Advocacy Group W.A.G.E. on What Its First Survey Tells Us About How Artists Are Treated in NYC

Artinfo, April 2012

W.A.G.E. Searches for a Fair System to Pay Artists, Artists Space to Be Test Case

Hyperallergic, January 2012

500 words: W.A.G.E., November 2011

Working Artists in the Greater Economy

Labor Journal #1, September 2011

Likes late-capitalist endgames, hates artists...

Possible Press, Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2011

Labor Movement: Nato Thompson interviews W.A.G.E.

Artforum International, March 2011

W.A.G.E. speeches

Taipei Biennial 2010, organized by Tirdad Zolghadr, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, September 2010

W.A.G.E. Open Letter

Temporary Services' Art Work: A National Conversation About Art, Labor & Economics, November 2009

Internal Necessity: A Reader Tracing the Inner Logics of the Contemporary Art Field

Sternberg Press, June 2009



W.A.G.E. Against the Machine

Art 21 Magazine, April 2009
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