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GOING GREEN

By World on the Run

ART NEWS- It’s often said that houseplants are popular among millennials because our generation faces so much economic and housing precarity that plants are the most practical way to satisfy our human impulse to care for other living things. For “A Green New Deal,” his 2020 solo exhibition at Participant Inc. in New York, artist Conrad Ventur built off this idea, mapping myriad other connections between plant care and contemporary concerns about climate, politics, and the economy. The show documented Ventur’s personal green new deal—his transition from working in various art world posts to taking up horticulture in search of financial stability.

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