Goings On About Town: ART “Lorraine O’Grady”, New Yorker, May, 2012.
is titled “The Clearing”: a naked black woman, seemingly dead, is attended to by a skeleton; two children play near a handgun lying on the ground. Both works smack of the essentialist critique of nineties identity politics. But given the recent shooting of Trayvon Martin, issues of racial bias feel urgently relevant. Through May 19