Mierle Laderman Ukeles Artists as ‘Creative Problem-Solvers’ at City Agencies

New York Times Apr 05, 2019

“The mission is really to bring the creative energy and intelligence of artists to challenges facing city agencies,” said Tom Finkelpearl, the city’s cultural affairs commissioner. Mr. Finkelpearl started this program in 2015, inspired in part by the decades-long unsalaried residency that the artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles did with the Department of Sanitation.

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