That Shakespeare guy said the purpose of art was to hold, as it were, a mirror up to nature. A few hundred years later Bertolt Brecht said heck no, “Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.”
San Francisco’s YBCA has put some fantastic hammers on display — via Hyperallergic
Take This Hammer: Art + Media Activism from the Bay Area highlights artworks that attempt to make visible the crippling inequity of wealth distribution, racial displacement, and growing gap between the moneyed elite and, increasingly, everybody else in the Bay Area.
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