Artthrob | Mary Corrigall:

Have white male artists scrutinised their privilege or position through their art? Perhaps it has been more fashionable or even politically correct for them to map the lives of the so-called marginalised or those displaced by their privilege. Not so much as the means of deflecting their status but compensating for it.  Has there been the space for them to claim their subjectivity from a critical position without being paralysed by it?  And indeed have shifts in society even truly brought white male artist to a point of crisis where they would need to address their status – given the lack of transformation in all spheres has been slow and within their control, to some degree?… Read more