Recognizing the ongoing threat to reproductive rights in the United States, ABORTION IS NORMAL—sponsored by the Downtown for Democracy Independent Expenditure Committee—is an “emergency art exhibition curated by Jasmine Wahi and Rebecca Pauline Jampol and organized by Marilyn Minter, Gina Nanni, Laurie Simmons, and Sandy Tait.”*
Part 2 of the show opens this week at Arsenal Contemporary in Manhattan.
Contributing artists include Allison Janae Hamilton, Ameya Marie Okamoto, Amy Khoshbin, Andrea Chung, Arlene Shechet, Barbara Kruger, Betty Tompkins, Cajsa von Zeipel, Carrie Mae Weems, Carroll Dunham, Catherine Opie, Cecily Brown, Chloe Wise, Christopher Myers, Christen Clifford, Cindy Sherman, Delano Dunn, Derrick Adams, Dominique Duroseau, Elektra KB, Fin Simonetti, Grace Graupe Pillard, Hank Willis Thomas, Hayv Kahraman, Jaishri Abichandani, Jack Pierson, Jane Kaplowitz, Jon Kessler, Jonathan Horowitz, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Judith Bernstein, Judith Hudson, Katrina Majkut, Louise Lawler, Lyle Ashton Harris, Marisa Morán Jahn, Michele Pred, Miguel Luciano, Mika Rottenberg, Nadine Faraj, Nan Goldin, Narcissister, Natalie Frank, Rob Pruitt, Ryan McGinley, Sahana Ramakrishnan, Sarah Sze, Shirin Neshat, Shoshanna Weinberger, Shout Your Abortion, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Suzy Lake, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Viva Ruiz, Walter Robinson, Wangechi Mutu, Xaviera Simmons, Yvette Molina, and Zoe Buckman.
New editions by Paul Chan, Rashid Johnson, and Richard Prince are also available.
Tuesday, January 21, 6 pm to 8 pm.
Exhibition runs through February 1.
214 Bowery, New York City.
Abortion is Normal, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, New York, January 9–18, 2020, Arsenal Contemporary, New York, January 21–February 1, 2020, from top: Nadine Faraj, Yo Aborte, 2016; Judith Bernstein, Abortion is Normal, 2019; Lyle Ashton Harris, Billie #21, 2002; Cindy Sherman, Untitled, 2019; Marilyn Minter, Cuntrol, 2020; Shoshanna Weinberger, Hair Between the Legs, 2015; Arlene Shechet, To Be Continued, 2018; Nan Goldin, Geno by the lake, Bavaria, Germany 1994, 1994; Christen Clifford, I Want Your Blood, 2013–2020 (detail); Rob Pruitt, American Quilts 2018: Neighbors, 2018; Catherine Opie, Nicola, 1993; Natalie Frank, Portrait 1, 2019; Laurie Simmons, Mother Nursery, 1976; Ameya Marie Okamoto, The Notorious RBG, 2018; Barbara Kruger, Who will write the history of tears?, 2011. Images courtesy and © the artists, the photographers, Downtown for Democracy, and Abortion is Normal.