Discussing her solo show at MASS MoCA, the interdisciplinary artist explained, “When I’m talking about ‘We Already Have What We Need,’ what I’m really trying to talk about is our anxiety as human beings about how to live.”
Olivia Gauthier is a freelance writer and M.A. Candidate in Art History and Curatorial Studies at Hunter College. Her interests include feminism, technology, and figures overlooked by canonical narratives.
Andrea Fraser Puts Male Feminism on the Line
In her performance, Fraser plays the role of male feminists, both empathizing with them and exposing their failure to empathize with the goals of the Women’s Movement.
The Rich History of Video Art from 1973 to Today
This vast collection of video art reveals how artists have been speaking back to mass modes of communication for decades.
How Photography Developed Argentina’s Modern Identity
An illuminating exhibition at the Getty reveals how photography created and perpetuated a national imaginary in Argentina.
A Retrospective for a Painter Who Broke Away from Murals
This major retrospective of Carlos Almaraz focuses on the less examined but rich painting practice Almaraz pursued upon leaving mural making.
Performance Matriarch Vaginal Davis Upends Fixed Notions of Genre and Gender
The punk icon kicked off the New Museum’s performance series last Thursday in conjunction with the just-opened show Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon.
A Border Crossing Simulation Probes Virtual Reality’s Ethical Limitations
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s immersive triptych at LACMA offers visitors the opportunity to experience the treacherous journey across the border between the US and Mexico.
A Biopic Tells the Unlikely Story of Folk Artist Maud Lewis
Maudie, directed by Aisling Walsh, offers a complex portrait of a woman who resided on the literal edges of society and had no formal training, but lived and breathed her painting.