Filthy Dreams’s Guide To Every Response You’ll Ever Need For The Dana Schutz-Storm
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Filthy Dreams’s Guide To Every Response You’ll Ever Need For The Dana Schutz-Storm

Despite being hailed as the most “diverse” Whitney Biennal yet, the most famous works to captivate the nation’s attention managed to continue to be white artists and their struggle. We’re speaking, of course, about Jordan Wolfson’s Real Violence (2017) and Dana Schutz’s Open Casket (2016)–two shocking portrayals of sensationalized violence that centralized white suffering in … Continue reading

Bleed Like Me: Death and Rebirth in Ana Mendieta’s ‘Experimental and Interactive Films’
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Bleed Like Me: Death and Rebirth in Ana Mendieta’s ‘Experimental and Interactive Films’

Can we ever analyze Ana Mendieta’s art independent of her tragic death? Should we? As good little art history students, we’re taught to look at the art itself, not the artist’s life (or death). Van Gogh wasn’t a nut–he just had a distinctive aesthetic. However for women artists, as well as artists of color, trans … Continue reading