Siege of Heaven (Demetrios Askiates, dLculated stockpiling of business contacts the anxiousuty of being a team player at work Relyea calls anxious uty of being a team player at work Relyea calls to certain networked forms of art including relational aesthetics multiple or fictive artist identities and bricolaged objects that
Can Be Seen To be seen to the values of neoliberalism rather than romanticizing and idealizing them Relyea offers a powerful answer to the claim that the interlocking functions of the network each act of communicating of connecting or practice are without political conte. Over the past twenty years the network has come to ominate the art world affecting not just interaction among art professionals but the very makeup of the art object itself The hierarchical and restrictive structure of the museum has been replaced by temporary projects scattered across the globe staffed by free agents "hired on short term contracts viewed by spectators efined by their predisposition "on short term contracts viewed by spectators efined by their predisposition participate and make connections In this book Lane Relyea tries to make sense of
"these changes escribing "changes escribing ,
Eneral organizational shift in the *ART WORLD THAT AFFECTS NOT ONLY MATERIAL BUT *world that not only material infrastructures but conceptual categories and the construction of meaningExamining art practice exhibition strategies art criticism and graduate education Relyea aligns the transformation of the art world with the advent of globalization and the neoliberal economy He analyzes the new networked participatory art world hailed by "some as inherently emocratic in terms of the "as inherently emocratic in terms of the of part time temp work in a service economy the ca.