The designs by artists Deborah Kass and Cleon Peterson were critical of the Supreme Court as well as abortion and pro-gun legislation.
The Prophecies of Deborah Kass
What can we say about an image that understood Trump’s root persona early on, and froze it in time?
YO, Deborah Kass!
Artist Deborah Kass’s “OY/YO” (2015) is a Brooklyn favorite, and now the eight-foot-tall public artwork is landing in front of the Brooklyn Museum. We ask her what the work is really about.
From Kass and Kruger to Koons, Artists Overwhelmingly Endorse Clinton for President
Hillary Clinton appears to be artists’ favorite in the 2016 US presidential election, while her opponent Donald Trump has not been endorsed by a single well-known artist.
Yo, Make Deborah Kass’s Public Sculpture in Brooklyn Permanent!
When I first saw it in November I was immediately inclined to bemoan the fact that Deborah Kass’s canary yellow public sculpture “OY/YO,” installed on the Brooklyn waterfront in Dumbo, will not be there permanently.
A Show of Over 100 Women Artists Offers Redress but No Resolution
MIAMI — The exhibition of over 100 women artists currently on view at the Rubell Family Collection is difficult to review because the works do not all fit into the space and the decision was made to rotate them over the course of the show.
Has Deborah Kass Saved Warhol Appropriation?
PITTSBURGH – In her mid-career retrospective Deborah Kass: Before and Happily Ever After at the Andy Warhol Museum, Deborah Kass accomplishes the seemingly impossible by breathing new life and critical ideas into the appropriation of Andy Warhol’s work.
Did Reaganomics Work for the Art World?
I’ve noticed a few people credit Reaganomics — or the growing wealth gap — with the boom of the art world, but is that really the case?
From Courbet to the Bronx, The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Names Gets Marriage Memorial
When Woodlawn Cemetery was established in the Bronx in 1863, the art of funerary commemoration was in its height. That era of memorial sculpture ended, and most of us are laid to rest under somber slabs of dark granite with only the barest of ornamentation. Patricia Cronin saw the revival of this tradition as a way to not only create a lasting tribute to her and her wife’s love on their burial plot in Woodlawn, but to build a memorial to a marriage she thought they would never be able to have.
Big Name Artists Hit the Street With Bowery Murals
As part of the Festival of Ideas For the New City anchored by the New Museum, a group of major artists have sprinkled the Bowery with murals. In collaboration with the Art Production Fund, painters including Mary Heilmann, Richard Prince and Jacqueline Humphries created murals for the roll-down metal gates of restaurant supply stores on the historic street. The trick is that these murals are only visible at night, after the stores close. Over the course of one evening’s sunset, I went on a scouting mission to photograph the works in their native habitat. Click through for the photo essay.