#NotMe: Andrea Bowers Apologizes for Appropriated Image

Andrea Bowers, “Open Secret,” 2018-2019, installation on view at Art Basel

Earlier this week, writer Helen Donahue discovered that artist Andrea Bowers had included images of her bruised face, collarbone, and shoulders in Open Secret, currently on view at Art Basel. Donahue had not been consulted about Bowers’ use of the image, and sought help from followers on Twitter to have the image removed from the artwork. […]