Victoria Campbell

 Folio of Adam and Eve expelled from paradise from the Dispersed Falnama (Book of Omens), ca. 1550. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC.

Folio of Adam and Eve expelled from paradise from the Dispersed Falnama (Book of Omens), ca. 1550. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC.

A lot’s changed in New York since we last heard from Dean Kissick in October. A president was elected and fresh plywood added to store façades, quickly blanketed in new graffiti hearts. Hope and the 5G conspiracy are pretty tricky things.

Women's History Museum, Collection 006 – SEZX, presented at Company Gallery, New York, 8 February 2020

By Victoria Campbell

 Art Workers Coalition, Art Workers Won’t Kiss Ass , performance, 1969 

Art Workers Coalition, Art Workers Won’t Kiss Ass, performance, 1969 

The glamour of the artist’s life turned out to be just another con. So, how did critique manage to turn into protest, whose participants became the unwitting guests of honour in institutional spaces – indoors and well heated, though no longer public? By Victoria Campbell