Los Angeles-based artist Kathryn Andrews (American, born 1973) mines the American cultural landscape to investigate relationships between popular culture and power structures, in particular how images and brands are used to establish authority. Andrews’s work, which combines found objects, historic images, and references to art movements such as Pop Art, minimalism, and finish fetish aims to show how meaning is contingent on context. Read more.
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