The artist as a double agent

double agent n. A spy who works on behalf of mutually hostile countries, usually with actual allegiance only to one. Oxford English Dictionary

Zachary Cahill and Philip von Zweck discuss how artists reroute the institutional impulse of today’s art system by taking up day jobs that feed into their practices — acting, in effect, as double agents.


“The Artist as Double Agent” co-authored w/ Philip von Zweck
Afterall, issue 36, Summer 2014
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