“Largely avoiding both usual suspects and blue-chip galleries, this Biennial tacitly separates art objects from the market and moves them closer to where they come from, artists, whose creative processes and passion for other artists’ work are among the show’s unstated yet evident themes, along with documentary, color, collage, sexual identity and abstraction.”—http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/02/arts/design/2012-whitney-biennial.html
Lise Sarfati: It is a set of photographs which are linked to each other and which create a whole. Something which shuts us in and in which we cannot find the exit. It is also a way of thinking. A form.
“Guilt combined with the cultural notions of what a successful artist’s career should look like and what a good mother is can inflict psychic wounds on a woman.”—From “On being an artist and a mother - a conversation” via Alec Soth’s Little Brown Mushroom Blog http://littlebrownmushroom.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/on-being-an-artist-and-a-mother-a-conversation (via qiana)