In a First Look profile for our January issue, Dana Kopel discusses how performance artist keyon gaskin “critiques the racialized and gendered power structures that underpin the contemporary art system.” In particular, gaskin foregrounds the audience-performer dynamic, often wandering the theater foyer and inviting people on stage. They premiered [a swatch of lavender] at this year’s American Realness festival (Jan. 9–16). As Kopel notes, gaskin prefers not to contextualize their work with a detailed biography. The artist’s playlist for A.i.A.’s YouTube channel, which addresses issues of race, nostalgia, and refusal, is characteristically taciturn. —Eds.
Millie Jackson Fuck you symphony. to the “art” world
Lily Tomlin Freakout. what conflict can do
Best of Thug LIFE Compilations $ Part 10 $. #goals
The ART of COONING (2015). cause how can you not in the “art” market
Bernice Clifton, “Black Man, Black Man.” nostalgia, or how things of the past influence us unwittingly
Wizard of Oz a True Story? WATCH TO THE END. so many things 😉
Marlon Brando’s Oscar® win for “The Godfather.” subversive use of formal piece, the refusal of the award