Hua Xi on the Problem with Large Scale “Harbinger” Climate Change-Focused Sculptures

“Part of the ambiguity of large climate change sculptures is that they face outward. They position climate change as a simplified standoff between people and the wilderness, without asking which people are most affected and which people are most responsible.”
– Critic Hua Xi, in a searing analysis of recent large-scale sculptures addressing climate change by artists including Simone Leigh, James Plensa, and Kara Walker.

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