} Another unorthodox choice: incorporating into that same show a photograph she’d taken of a young girl for a Helmut Lang campaign that the brand nixed. Smith’s even-keeled appraisals avoid excessive jargon and dismiss artists’ backstories—a neutral playing field is her signature vantage point. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. if (jQuery(window).width() > 619) { The space and its programs, which will be led by an all-Black staff, will be a kunsthalle of sorts, according to Haynes, and will seek to create, in Zwirner’s words, “a new mold for gallery programming.”. }, Elizabeth Alexander. Since then, Bhabha’s had her largest solo show to date, at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, and her exhibit The Company opened at Gagosian gallery in Rome last fall. As the fair grows, Peterside’s main objective is for it to continue upending perceptions: “We want to move beyond the legacies of the slave trade, colonization, and racism, the impact of which is felt daily by our people as they seek to interact with the rest of the world and play their rightful role as global citizens.” —SARAH MOROZ. )+([a-zA-Z0-9]{2,4})+$/ How She Inspired Us in 2020: This year, Russell published her first book, Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto, which explores how digital tools have opened up spaces for queer identity, trans identity, and marginalized people in general, and how artists have been utilizing these spaces. h = Math.max(document.documentElement.clientHeight, window.innerHeight || 0), // FUNCTIONS digital tools have opened up spaces for queer identity, trans identity, and marginalized people in general, and how artists have been utilizing these spaces. (function defernl() { In 2020 she was awarded an inaugural fellowship through the newly created Disability Futures foundation. In her hyperreal paintings, the Los Angeles-based artist Calida Rawles studies triple consciousness: Blackness, life as a woman, and the myths of America. The other stood, towering over both the garden and the cityscape behind it, its four-faced head somewhere between alien and human. Who She Is: Curator, Serpentine Galleries. Painters also apply all types of wallpaper, vinyl wall fabrics and all types of coverings or coatings. Courtesy of Mika Rottenberg and Hauser & Wirth, Courtesy of Tschabalala Self and Pilar Corrias, Courtesy of Huma Bhabha/The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Salon 94. link.rel = 'stylesheet'; These museum directors, artists, curators, and dealers stepped up to the plate in 2020. It’s often said of Bhabha’s work that it looks like the remnants of a destroyed civilization, and it’s easy to imagine a future in which all of Poughkeepsie has been reclaimed by wilderness, with this piece the only thing left standing. if (prefix == undefined) { “She draws attention to the perverse and bizarre qualities of so much of what we manipulate and consume.” (Easypieces has since traveled to MCA Chicago, where it’s on view through March. } contentType: 'application/json; charset=UTF-8', These days, she and Fox occupy a huge old firehouse, where, one rainy afternoon last October, Bhabha’s studio on the ground floor contained a few photographs she was in the process of painting on. They are always occupied with questions of commodification and labor—as the New Yorker review of Easypieces began, “Imagine Karl Marx as an ASMR star.” In a video titled Dough, from 2005–2006, uniformed women take turns kneading a yeasty mass and passing a rope of it between them via an assembly line. She also curated one of the few readily accessible exhibitions of the year. c = c.substring(1); “I made my donation because racial injustice is something I feel strongly about,” Ney said at the time. + '