Artists tangle with the implications of our trackable lives – including a widely used app called “Churchix,” that surveills and records the identities of anyone who goes into certain churches. “Because many artists — all of us, really — were so captivated by the initial promise of the internet, they were blinded to its potential problems.”
From “Empire” to “Blackish” and, in new shows, from Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar” to Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” TV approached the new civil rights movement with varying degrees of success.
Many of the well-known storefronts in New York and London have moved or closed, and some estimates say that the entire industry has shrunk by half. (Sotheby’s income in the category has shrunk by more than 80% since 2007.)