Kaegan Sparks is a curator and writer based in New York. She is a PhD candidate in Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Photographs of wreckage—buckling bridges, gas explosions, detritus bred by both neglect and natural disaster—line the ramp in the Bronx Museum’s lobby, offering a provocative if fleeting footnote to the subtitle of its current exhibition: Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect.
SWEAT SHAME ETC. succeeds, but as an exhibition, the intense dialectic its title proposes is engulfed by the etcetera.