Often the discussion of the art world centers on the museums, galleries, curators, and artists while discussions on the behind the scenes employees exist too far and few between. Art Handler is focused on that very issue; bringing awareness and focus on the labor that handles the artwork. Their mission is described as,
“The magazine reconsiders the consequence of the workers in museums, galleries, and other sites, both practically and theoretically. By focusing on this practice, we wish to offer our readers new insight on other interactions within the art world that are normally hidden.”
Art Handler additionally operates one of the best Instagram accounts, not only providing insight into the world of art handlers but posting thought provoking and hilarious images and videos.