Labor Of Love

Patrick Martinez and Jay Lynn Gomez, Labor of Love, 2022.Courtesy of the artists and Charlie James Gallery.

Labor Of Love

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at Portland State University, Portland, OR - To Apr 27

by Joseph Gallivan

This group show featuring eight artists makes visible the labor practices that are usually hidden, unglamorous or ignored. Subjects of the artworks, in diverse media, include the unpaid or poorly paid people “who belong to marginalized groups, including migrants and refugees, women, nonbinary and gender nonconforming individuals, people of color, and people of lower socioeconomic status.” Curated by Alexandra Terry, Curator of Contemporary Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe.

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