The Sex Workers’ Pop-Up brings together installations, performances, and conversations from an exciting group of international artists, many of whom are or were sex workers themselves.
On February 12, artist Molly Crabapple will deliver a “lecture for the end of the world” by the pseudonymous philosopher Fuck Theory at Postmasters Gallery.
A spray of leaves from a metal vase is set against a rich blue wall. In the reflection of the vase, we see hints of windows overlooking greenery and the sea: it is a still life that also contains a sunny, beachside landscape. How do we reckon with the knowledge that this was made by a man imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for 11 years?
Artist Molly Crabapple has just published an extensive report on the conditions on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, where franchises of the Louvre of the Guggenheim museums will open in the coming years.
Last Thursday, CNN did something a mainstream news site doesn’t often do: it published a digital art gallery. The gallery is a selection of work by 21 artists devoted to the theme of power. All of the art was commissioned by the news organization, which strikes me as a really interesting and exciting initiative for a media organization to undertake.