Mierle Laderman Ukeles is Artforum's Pick

Mierle Laderman Ukeles is exhibiting in Graz, Austria till May 12.

Chris Sharp reviews her oeuvre:

Mierle Laderman Ukeles’s Touch Sanitation, 1977–80, is an unparalleled colossus of artistic ambition. For this epic undertaking, Ukeles systematically and personally shook the hand of each of New York City’s 8,600 sanitation workers, saying, “Thank you for keeping New York alive.” The extensive documentation of Touch Sanitation, comprised of a slide projection, texts, videos, and letters, is on view as part of the artist’s first European survey.

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