Vaginal Davis
Exhibitions, CV, Press



Chicago Reader
Vaginal Davis steps into the mainstream spotlight
S. Nicole Lane
2020

Chicago Tribune
Vaginal Davis, a groundbreaking artist and performer, now has a groundbreaking show at the Art Institute, ‘The White to Be Angry’
Ariel Parrella-Aureli
2020

60 Inches From Center
A Scene of Her Own: The Inimitable Vaginal Davis
Kirin Wachter-Grene
2020
 

Dazed
From W.E.B. DuBois to Gordon Parks, Mickalene Thomas, and Vaginal Davis, these artists have used art to fight racism, injustice, and inequality, but to also celebrate the strength, beauty, and resilience of Black people in America
Miss Rosen
2020
 

ArtForum
Aftershock: Vaginal Davis
Vaginal Davis
2020

ArtNews
South Korea’s Gwangju Biennale Reveals Artist List for Star-Studded 2021 Edition
Tessa Solomon
2020

NPR
Queer As Punk: A Guide To LGBTQIA+ Punk
Jayna Brown
2020

Vice
Art-Punk Icon Vaginal Davis on Creating, Quarantine, and Rebellion
Brontez Purnell
2020

Frieze
Vaginal Davis Loves Big Feet
Jessica Loudis
2020

Document
Vaginal Davis killed the video star with her ‘terrorist drag’
Miss Rosen
2020

Dazed
‘Drag terrorist’ Vaginal Davis on her life as a queer outsider artist
Amelia Abraham
2020


New City Art
New Anthems: Vaginal Davis’ The White to be Angry is a Bold Assertion of Self
Holly Warren
2020


The Guardian
Race, resistance and revolution: what to expect from US art in 2020
Nadja Sayej
2020

Bomb
An Invitation from Vaginal Davis
Ashley Stull Meyers
2018

Document
Vaginal Davis skypes with artist Bjarne Melgaard about toe sucking, Xerox parties, and her many personas
Nick Vogelson
2018

Hyperallergic
Performance Matriarch Vaginal Davis Upends Fixed Notions of Genre and Gender
Olivia Gauthier
2017

Bomb
Defying Categories: on Chimera: Vaginal Davis & Louise Nevelson
Matthew J. Abrams
2017


The New York Times
When It Comes to Gender, Let Confusion Reign
Holland Cotter
2017

The New Yorker
The “Terrorist Drag” of Vaginal Davis
Grace Dunham
2015

The New York Times
Vaginal Davis’s Feminist Wall Reliefs Pledge ‘Open Revolt’
Holland Cotter
2015

Vice
queer art-punk legend vaginal davis opens exhibition and opera in new york
Charlotte Gush
2015


Bedford + Bowery
Vaginal Davis Returns to New York, Taking on Sculpture and Mozart
Nicole Disser
2015

Art 21
A Look Back at the Career of Vaginal Davis
Ali Fitzgerald
2013

Artforum
Vaginal Davis
Alex Jovanovich
2012

The New York Times
Ready to Fade Into Obscurity. Wait, He’s Already There.
Guy Trebay
2004

The Los Angeles Times
Of Dada and Dr. Davis
Hilary E. MacGregor
2004