Ten Artists Who Should Make Work for ‘Occupy Wall Street’

  • As the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests enter their second month, artists have begun to play a more active role in some aspects of the movement. A group called Occupy Museums is embarking on a tour of New York’s art institutions this afternoon, Thursday, Oct. 20, and some artists have created a website they call The Occupennial, which endeavors to document the art interventions that are emerging from the movement.

    Major artists, however, have been largely silent about the protests, and that got us thinking: whose art is well designed for Zuccotti Park? At left, our ten picks for artists who should bring their work to downtown Manhattan.