“The art world is misogynist. Art history is misogynist. Also racist, classist, transphobic, ableist, homophobic. I will not accept this. Intersectional feminism is an ethics near and dear to so many on our staff. Our writers too. This is where we stand. There’s so much to be done. Now, we get to work.” — David Velasco, new editor of Artforum, 2016.
Velasco’s first issue since succeeding Michelle Kuo is out now, and Jerry Saltz loves what he’s seen so far:
Image credit: Artforum/Kia LaBeija, Untitled, 2017.