The Art Strike 1990-1993 campaign received next to no attention in contemporary gallery and museum art, but resonated chiefly in artistic subcultures, above all Neoism and Mail Art. "Art Strike Action Committees", often run by single activists, existed in London, Ireland, Baltimore, Albany/NY, San Francisco & Montevideo, Uruguay. An Art Strike newsletter "YAWN" was anonymously published by Lloyd Dunn in Iowa City and appeared in forty five issues during the strike period.
Spanish Friar: Whilst I with grief.1 What a sad fate is mine.1 Come, ye sons of art: Strike the viol.1 Love, thou can'st hear, though thou art blind.3 Fairy Queen: Hark! The echoing air; Turn then thine eyes; Ye gentle spirits of the air.3 Prophetess: Let us dance, let us sing.3 Tyrannic Love: Ah, how sweet it is to love.3 Sylvia, now your scorn give over.3 I love and I must.3 Fly swift, ye hours.3 Oedipus: Music for a while.3 Pausanias: Sweeter than roses.3 Lovely Albina's come ashore.3 Now that the sun hath veiled its light.3; Ode on the death of Mr. Henry Purcell1,2
Nov 01, 2008; PURCELL Spanish Friar: Whilst I with grief.1 What a sad fate is mine. Come, ye sons of art: Strike the viol. Love, thou can'st...