artnet news | Ben Davis:
When activism finds its way into the art gallery, the house style is what Paige Sarlin calls “new left-wing melancholy,” or what I think of as “post-radical chic:” neutralized and neutralizing, mining the paraphernalia of protest for historical pathos. This is not the way Andrea Bowers operates, as you can confirm for yourself if you visit the LA artist’s show at Andrew Kreps Gallery in Chelsea, dubbed “Whose Feminism Is It Anyway?”… Read more
Image: Andrea Bowers, Goddess (Power of the Common Public) (2016). Image courtesy of the Artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.