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The Mail 2/18/15

The Mail 2/18/15

Beautifully Queered I just wanted to thank Michael Farley for his wonderful (and wonderfully written) queering of Jonathan Borofsky’s ‘Male/Female’ (“Sexy Art,” Feb. 11). Somehow, Farley managed to offer, in less than a page, a concise and touching meditation on the place of the local trans community, a provocative meditation on the purposes of public sculpture, and a radical rereading of a prominent local monument. In recent years, I’ve frequently walked past Borofsky’s piece without really looking at it very closely at all; it was, I assumed, merely a familiar piece of the cityscape. Now I see it anew. Kerr Houston Professor of Art History...

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