THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris and Anny Shaw:
As New Yorkers protest against President Trump during his first visit to the city since he was elected, politically engaged art is more prevalent than ever at the fair.
When Isaac Julien made the film Looking for Langston in 1989, the Aids crisis was at its nadir. By the end of that year, 27,408 people had died from Aids-related illnesses, including several of the film’s actors. Julien’s large-scale photograph on Victoria Miro’s stand is part of a series derived from the film, which is a tribute to Langston Hughess read more
Image | Isaac Julien: Pas de Deux No. 2