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Subversion of What? Kelley Walker’s “Direct Drive” at CAM St. Louis

  by Pamela Fraser   There are so many separate issues involved in the still-unfolding story of public reaction to Kelley Walker’s exhibition Direct Drive at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, one barely knows where to start. At issue is not only the specific art works that have proven offensive to many people, but […]
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