Whitney Kimball

At the New Museum, a time capsule from the garbagey, abstract, political New York art scene of 1993:

While the year 1993 may be historically arbitrary, what this art world cross-section offers instead is a turning point. “It’s a moment in which you can see the 80s coming to an end and a new era, for better or for worse,” said curator Massimiliano Gioni.

Bio: Whitney Kimball is an artist and writer. She is an associate editor of Art Fag City. She can be found on Twitter @WhitneyKimball.

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At the New Museum, a time capsule from the garbagey, abstract, political New York art scene of 1993

While the year 1993 may be historically arbitrary, what this art world cross-section offers instead is a turning point. “It’s a moment in which you can see the 80s coming to an end and a new era, for better or for worse,” said curator Massimiliano Gioni.

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