New York-based artist Sharon Hayes works in performance, video, and installation, creating situations that expose dramatic frictions between collective activities and personal actions. With interventions that are inspired by the language of politics and the dramaturgy of theater, Hayes has staged protests, delivered speeches, and organized demonstrations in which crowds and individuals are invited to rethink their roles in the construction of public opinion.
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Sharon Hayes’ current solo show at the Whitney Museum illuminates the psychological intensity of history and the political capacity of the personal.
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This week the Whitney unveils There’s So Much I Want to Say About You, a showcase by New York-based artist Sharon Hayes that devotes the museum’s entire third floor to her pieces about political protest in the twentieth century.