Hannah Black Small Room

By Kimberly Bradley

Hannah Black,'Small Room', installation view. Image: mumok / Klaus Pichler

Mumok, Vienna 17 March – 18 JuneWhat is life? In Small Room, a lean show on view in Mumok’s basement, Hannah Black asks the largest of questions. The British-born, Berlin-based artist and writer recently gained notoriety after writing an open letter on Facebook calling for the destruction of Dana Schutz’s Open Casket (2016), a painting on view in this year’s Whitney Biennial depicting Emmett Till, an African-American teenager lynched in 1955. Black’s oeuvre nearly always addresses racial and gender-identity themes,…

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