THE SURPRISING ORIGINS OF THE SHARING ECONOMY

The sharing economy allows individuals to monetize underused skills, spaces, and objects. While the individual gains more freedom, companies free themselves of many of the responsibilities of employment. But the origins of “sharing” may be traced to an unlikely place;...

Is Art Over?

What is the difference between Andy Warhol’s “Brillo Boxes” and actual Brillo boxes? That question alone was enough for one philosopher to declare the end of art. Branding, art history, and philosophy met at the packaging of soapy steel wool pads and art washed away....