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Do Women Have to Be Naked To Get Into the Met Museum

DO WOMEN STILL HAVE TO WEAR GORILLA MASKS TO BE LISTENED?

This essay specifically focuses on the 1989 poster “Do Women Have to Be Naked To Get Into the Met. Museum?”—a work that the Guerrilla Girls describe as “the poster that changed it all.” An iconic poster that turns 35 in the spring of 2024, the perfect occasion to commemorate International Women’s Month.

HECTOR DIONICIO MENDOZA: BUSCANDO FUTURO

As an artist, curator, and educator based in the agricultural community of the Salinas Valley in California, Dionicio Mendoza (b.1969, Uruapan, Michoacan, MX) embraces Latinx/e futurism while exploring themes of migration and the environment, spirituality, as well as the geographies of place, memory, identity, and the visualization of immigrant stories that expand upon a new latinidad.

JOHANNA UNZUETA: NATURALIST

In «Naturalist», Johanna Unzueta’s (b. 1974, Santiago, Chile) first solo exhibition at Casey Kaplan, the artist draws from the natural world and the balance between the earth and its living counterparts. In an intimate exploration of her surroundings, Unzueta engages with her Chilean history through its landscape, communities, and labor practices, incorporating organic materials that are indigenous to Latin America.

ICP PRESENTS FIRST NYC CAREER SURVEY OF MURIEL HASBUN

“Tracing Terruño” is the first comprehensive career survey in New York City of multidisciplinary artist, educator, and advocate for Central American culture and history, Muriel Hasbun (b. 1961), curated by Elisabeth Sherman, Senior Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography (ICP).

COCO FUSCO: TOMORROW, I WILL BECOME AN ISLAND

“Tomorrow, I Will Become an Island” at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art is the first major retrospective of Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco (b. 1960, US). For more than three decades, she has been a key voice in discourses on racial representation, feminism, postcolonial theory, and institutional critique.

DANIEL CORREA MEJÍA: SOY EL DUEÑO DE MI CASA

Confronting himself with the complexity of being responsible for his own house, his own existence as a breathing and individual body, Mejía (b. 1986 Medellín, Colombia, based in Berlin) finds through his work an expanded notion of home -one that is not limited to four walls or even the confines of the physical body.

ISAAC JULIEN: LINA BO BARDI—A MARVELLOUS ENTANGLEMENT

“A Marvellous Entanglement” at the Yale School of Architecture is the latest presentation of British filmmaker Sir Isaac Julien’s 2019 film installation, which explores the life and work of Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, a leading figure in post-war modernism.

LEILA MATTINA: GEOGRAFÍA(S) DEL JIQUILITE AL AÑIL

“Geografía(s) del Jiquilite al Añil! is the inaugural solo exhibition by Puerto Rican artist Leila Mattina in the United States. It encompasses artworks and documentation that offers a comprehensive exploration of indigo production within the Puerto Rican archipelago.