Reading List

1506 Words, Including 15 Footnotes by Claudia La Rocco
9.5 Theses on Art and Class by Ben Davis
A Brief History of Neoliberalism by David Harvey
A Guidebook of Alternative Nows edited by Amber Hickey 
A Letter to Goldsmiths Art Students on Capitalism, Art and Pseudo-Critique by Prolapsarian
A Manual for the Immaterial Worker by Bureau for Open Culture
A Postcapitalist Politics by JK Gibson-Graham 
A Short Life of Trouble: Forty Years in the New York Art World by Marcia Tucker
A White Institution's Guide to Welcoming People of Color and their Audiences by Fannie Sosa and Tabita Rezaire
Accessibility in the Arts: A Promise and a Practice by Carolyn Lazard 
Agitate! Educate! Organize! American Labor Posters by Lincoln Cushing & Timothy W. Drescher
AIDS Demo Graphics by Douglas Crimp 
Alternative Art New York: 1965-1985 edited by Julie Ault 
An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization by Gayatri Spivak
Are You Working Too Much? Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art edited by Julieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, and Anton Vidokle
Art after Money, Money after Art: Creative Strategies Against Financialization by Max Haiven 
Art and its Institutions: Current Conflicts, Critique and Collaborations edited by Nina Möntmann
Art and Revolution: Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Century by Gerald Raunig
Art and the 99% by Erin Sickler
Art and Value by Dave Beech
Art as an Autonomous Commodity within the Global Market by Dan Zimmerman
Art for the Millions: Essays from the 1930s by Artists and Administrators of the WPA Federal Art Project edited by Francis V. O’Connor
Art Futures by Anthony Davies and Simon Ford
Art Gallery Exhibiting: The Gallery as a Vehicle for Art edited by Paul Andriesse
Art Workers: Material Conditions and Labour Struggles in Contemporary Art Practice edited by Airi Triisberg, Erik Krikortz & Minna Henriksson
Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era by Julia Bryan-Wilson
Art (world) & racism by Howardena Pindell
Art Worlds by Howard S. Becker
Artistic Labor Markets and Careers by Pierre-Michel Menger
Artistic Labour, Enclosure and the New Economy by Alberto López Cuenca
Artistic Lives: A Study of Creativity in Two European Cities by Kirsten Forkert
Artists Against War and Fascism: Papers of the First American Artists’ Congress edited by Matthew Baigell and Julia Williams
Artists in the Workforce: Employment and Earnings 1970-1990 by Neil O. Alper and Gregory H. Wassail, Joan Jeffri and Robert Greenblatt, Ann O. Kay, Stephyn G. W. Butcher and Harry Hillman Chartrand 
Artists' Work Classification by Alison Gerber
Arts and Social Exclusion: A Review Prepared for the Arts Council of England by Helen Jermyn
Arts Workers in California by the Urban Institute (Jenny R. Yang, Amanda Briggs, Jessica Shakesprere, Natalie Spievack, Shayne Spaulding, Steven Brown)
Beauty & The Beast: Collectivity and the Corporation by Legacy Russell
Being a Thing: The Work of Performing in the Museum by Abigail Levine
Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values by Selma Holo and Marie-Tere Alvarez 
Capitalism and Disability by Marta Russell and Ravi Malhotra
Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? by Mark Fisher
Civic Virtue in Neoliberalism and Contemporary Art's Cartelisation by Suhail Malik
Class, Race, and Marxism by David R. Roediger
Code of Ethics for Museums by the American Association of Museums
Crack Capitalism by John Holloway
Creative Enterprise: Contemporary Art between Museum and Marketplace by Martha Buskirk
Critique as Alibi: Moral Differentiation in the Art Market by Suhail Malik
Critique of Creativity: Precarity, Subjectivity and Resistance in the 'Creative Industries' edited by Gerald Raunig, Gene Ray and Ulf Wuggenig 
Cruel Optimism by Lauren Berlant
Culture Incorporated by Mark W. Rectanus
Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture by Gregory Sholette 
Debt: the First 5,000 Years by David Graeber 
Democracy: A Project Of Group Material (1990) Edited by Brian Wallis
Do the Right Thing: A Manual from the Malmo Free University for Women by Lisa Nyberg and Johanna Gustavsson
Economies of Abandonment: Social Belonging and Endurance in Late Liberalism by Elizabeth A.Povinelli
Eikonomia: Notes on Economy and the Labor of Art by Sotirios Bahtsetzis
Ethics And the Visual Arts edited by Elaine A. King & Gail Levin 
European Cultural Policies 2015: A Report with Scenarios on the Future of Public Funding for Contemporary Art in Europe edited by Maria Lind and Raimund Minichbauer
Former West Research Library, a project by BAK
Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy by Tiziana Terranova
Free Your Mind: A Speculative Review of #NewMoMA by Claire Bishop and Nikki Columbus
From Institutional Critique to Institutional Liberation? A Decolonial Perspective on the Crises of Contemporary Art by MTL Collective
Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy by Holly Sidford
GAAG: The Guerrilla Art Action Group, 1969-1976: A Selection by Jean Toche and Jon Hendricks with Poppy Johnson
Grammar of the Multitude: For an Analysis of Contemporary Forms of Life by Paolo Virno
Hands: Physical Labor, Class, and Cultural Work by Janet Zandy
Harnessing the Means of Production by Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt 
Heteropatriarchy and the Three Pillars of White Supremacy by Andrea Smith
High Price: Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture by Isabelle Graw
Human Capital or Toxic Asset: After the Wage by Marina Vishmidt
I'd Rather Talk About the Post-part by Ralph Lemon
If You Don't Have Bread, Eat Art!: Contemporary Art and Derivative Fascisms by Hito Steyerl
Immaterial Labour by Maurizio Lazzarato
Incomplete Decommodification: Art, State Subsidy and Welfare Economics by Dave Beech
In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition by Fred Moten
Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy by Ross Perlin 
International Art English by Alix Rule & David Levine
Is A Museum A Factory? by Hito Steyerl
Liquid Modernity by Zygmunt Bauman
Loft Living: Culture and Capital in Urban Change by Sharon Zukin with an introduction by David Harvey 
Made in Art School by Lise Soskolne
Measuring the Economic and Social Impact of the Arts: A Review by Michelle Reeves
Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump by Asad Haider
Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post-Sixties America by Joan Kee
Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power by Susan E. Cahan
Museum Highlights by Andrea Fraser
Navigating Social Capital in Support of the Occupations: Some Advice for Institutions by Nato Thompson
Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City by Richard Lloyd 
New Institutionalism edited by Jonas Ekeberg
NewLiberalSpeak: Notes on the new planetary vulgate by Pierre Bourdieu and Loïc Wacquant
Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times by Andrew Ross 
Notes on the edu–factory and Cognitive Capitalism by George Caffentzis / Silvia Federici
On (Surplus) Value in Art by Diedrich Diederichsen 
On the Necessity of Art's Exit from Contemporary Art by Suhail Malik (video documentation of lecture series)
Open Letter to Labor Servicing the Culture Industry by Chris Kasper
Other Forms of Conviviality: The best and least of which is our daily care and the host of which is our collaborative work by Park McArthur and Constantina Zavitsanos
Out of Order, Out of Sight, Volume 1 by Adrian Piper
Out of Order, Out of Sight, Volume 2 by Adrian Piper
Philanthropy in America: A History by Olivier Zunz
Plan 9 From the Capitalist Workplace: Insurgency, Originary Accumulation, Rupture by Stevphen Shukaitis
Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism by Frederic Jameson
Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl by Tiqqun and translated by Ariana Reines
Pricing Works of Art by Ian Burn (The Fox, 1975)
Prognosis on Collaboration by Bojana Kunst
Radical Thought in Italy: A Potential Politics edited by Michael Hardt and Paolo Virno 
Re-thinking Creative Economy as Radical Social Enterprise by Angela McRobbie
Researching Artists' Working Lives by Phyllida Shaw
Revenge Fantasies of the Politically Dispossessed (fiction) by Jacob Wren
Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle by Silvia Federici
Risk Society by Ulrich Beck
Self-Organised edited by Stine Hebert and Anne Szefer Karlsen
Size Matters by Sarah Thelwall for Common Practice London
Some Random Ruminations on Value by Yvonne Rainer
Something out of Nothing: Marcia Tucker, Jeffrey Deitch and the De-regulation of the Contemporary-Museum Model by Nizan Shaked
Speculation as a Mode of Production by Marina Vishmidt
Strike Art: Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition by Yates McKee
Studies of Artists: An Annotated Directory by Donnell Butler, Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies
Surviving Internships: A Counter Guide to Free Labour in the Arts by Carrot Workers Collective
Tainted Love: Art's Ethos and Capitalization by Suhail Malik and Andrea Phillips
Take Me I'm Yours: Neoliberalising the Cultural Institution by Anthony Davies
Talking Prices: Symbolic Meanings of Prices on the Market for Contemporary Art by Olav Velthuis
Terms and Conditions: Management Edition by Wealth of Negations
Terms and Conditions: Welfare Edition by Wealth of Negations
The ABC of the Projectariat: Living and working in a precarious art world by Kuba Szreder
The Affective Turn: Theorizing The Social edited by Patricia Ticineto Clough and Jean Halley 
The Artist's Contract by Maria Eichhorn
The Audit of Venus by Alison Gerber
The Biennial Reader edited by Marieke van Hal, Solveig Ovstebo, Elena Filipovic.
The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism by Richard Sennett
The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech by William Deresiewicz
The Design of Dissent: Socially and Politically Driven Graphics by Milton Glaser & Mirko Ilic
The Economics of Art and Culture by James Heilbrun & Charles M. Gray
The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy by JK Gibson-Graham 
The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era by Jeremy Rifkin
The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism by David Harvey
The Field of Cultural Production by Pierre Bourdieu
The Fine Art of Gentrification by Rosalyn Deutsche and Cara Gendel Ryan 
The Gentrification of the Mind by Sarah Schulman
The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World by Lewis Hyde
The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time by Karl Polyani
The Immaterial by Andre Gorz
The Irony of American History by Reinhold Niebuhr
The Mental Labor Problem by Andrew Ross
The mimicry of artistic practices in not a novelty – why art institutions still lack a method to support this phenomenon? by Nada Prlja
The Misfortunes of the "Artistic Critique" and of Cultural Employment by Maurizio Lazzarato
The Neoliberal Undead: Essays on Contemporary Art and Politics by Marc James Léger
The New Conservatism: Complicity and the UK Art World's Performance of Progression by Morgan Quaintance
The New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs edited by Francis V. O’Connor 
The New Spirit of Capitalism by Luc Boltanski & Eve Chiapello
The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs 
The Other America: Art and the Labour Movement in the United States by Philip S. Foner & Reinhard Schultz
The People's Cultural Plan by The People's Cultural Plan
The Politics of Production: a report on the conditions for producing 'artists' moving image' by Dan Ward, commissioned by City Projects
The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community by Mariarosa Dalla Costa & Selma James
The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries by Kathi Weeks 
The Profitable Artist: A Handbook for All Artists in the Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts published by the New York Foundation for the Arts
The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
The Rich And The Rest Of Us: A Poverty Manifesto by Tavis Smiley and Cornell West
The Sadness of Post-Workerism by David Graeber
The Triple Negation of Colored Women Artists by Adrian Piper
The Undercommons by Stefano Harney and Fred Moten
The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David R. Roediger
The Work of Art: Value in Creative Careers by Alison Gerber
There Is No Alternative: The Future is Self Organised by Anthony Davies, Stephan Dillemuth and Jakob Jakobsen
There's No Place Like Home and L'1% C'est Moi by Andrea Fraser
This Work Isn't For Us by Jemma Desai
Tidal: Occupy Theory, Occupy Strategy by Occupy Wall Street
To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt
Training for Exploitation? Politicising Employability and Reclaiming Education by Precarious Workers Brigade
Unconcealed: The International Network of Conceptual Artists 1967–77: Dealers, Exhibitions and Public Collections by Sophie Richard
Untitled (Labour): Contemporary Art & Immaterial Production (conference)
Usus Pauper by Howie Chen
Value, Price and Profit by Karl Marx
Wage Labour and Capital by Karl Marx
Wage Theft in America by Kim Bobo
Wages Against Artwork by Leigh Claire La Berge
Wages Against Housework by Silvia Federici
Wages For Facebook by Laurel Ptak
Waging Culture: A Report on the Socio-Economic Status of Canadian Visual Artists by Michael Maranda, The Art Gallery of York University
What We Want Is Free: Generosity And Exchange In Recent Art by Ted Purves
White Collar: The American Middle Classes by C. Wright Mills
Whiteness as Property by Cheryl I. Harris
Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts by Aruna D'Souza
Who Cares? Dance in the Gallery & Museum by Sara Wookey
Why Are Artists Poor? The Exceptional Economy of the Arts by Hans Abbing
Work, Work, Work: A Reader on Art and Labour edited by Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Annika Enqvist, Michele Masucci, Lisa Rosendahl, Cecilia Widenheim
You Are Not A Gadget by Jaron Lanier