Did art help add the sheen to Dubai?

Gustav Metzger, Stockholm Project, Sharijah Biennial

RSA Art and Ecology’s William Shaw asks on his blog:

‘As the debt bubble bursts, does the art world share some of that blame for joining in the party?’
Did art help add the sheen to Dubai?
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Perhaps this will start a trend towards participants in biennials thinking more about sustainability and the wider structures to which their event is systemically connected?

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