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A rare and original application of Marxist theory to the political economy of Art, and to art itself: artistic creativity is analyzed as a specific form of labor at a particular historical conjuncture. The book is illustrated and hand-bound, at once a work of art and a work about art. Unlike Free-Market Economics, whose principles are simplistic enough to end up on a bumper sticker, our bumper stickers, mugs and T-shirts are deep enough to end up as a book.

"A firecracker of a little book, polemical, witty, interesting, and original, it will interest students of both museums and the politics of culture." Curator. The Museum Journal.