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In sight/In mind: Yevgeniy Fiks (Part 2)

Four exhibitions in a year is rare exposure for an artist in New York City, yet Yevgeniy Fiks (b. 1972 Moscow) has accomplished just that; for “In sight/In mind,” Kathleen MacQueen discusses with Fiks the conflation of “spy” with “homosexual” as well as the artist’s application of interventionist tactics to history and social space… [Read More…]

In Sight/In Mind: Yevgeniy Fiks

Yevgeniy Fiks‘s 3rd solo exhibition at Winkleman Gallery – Homosexuality Is Stalin’s Atom Bomb to Destroy America – derives its title from a 1953 article by Cold War pundit Arthur Guy Mathews. There is no mistaking the homophobic intent of Matthews’s remarks, nor Fiks’s irony by layering images of the first Soviet atom bomb tests with Cold War rhetoric… [Read More…]