Sharon Hayes’ current solo show at the Whitney Museum illuminates the psychological intensity of history and the political capacity of the personal.
Familiar as we are with the history of the Civil Rights Movement, the day-to-day realities of segregation and racism sometimes escape us. Gordon Parks photographs the separate world of ’50s African-American society.
The talented Tauba Auerbach shows off at MoMA next to John Lennon and William S. Burroughs.
Andrea Mary Marshall has re-designed the current cigarette warnings and images that Mayor Bloomberg has successfully haunted (and then taxed) you with on the front of cigarette packets. Her warnings now read “OMG,” “Deliver us from evil,” “Have mercy,” “Holy smoke,” and “Forgive us our sins,” instead.
Using Marlboro Red 100 cigarette boxes as her literal canvases, Marshall paints on provocative symbols with acrylic paint in this series titled “Marlboro Mary.”