Beverly Adams on Pepón Osorio’s Badge of Honor
Osorio’s installation confronts the carceral state’s disproportionate impact on families of color.
Jan 14, 2022
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Beverly Adams, Estrellita Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, looks at Pepón Osorio’s 1995 installation Badge of Honor—which explores the effects of incarceration on a family in Newark, New Jersey—and notes that it has lost none of its relevance in the more than 25 years since its creation.
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Grief, Trauma, Love: A Discussion between Nicole Fleetwood and Pepón Osorio
Scholar and curator Nicole Fleetwood talks with artist Pepón Osorio about his work Badge of Honor and the scourge of mass incarceration.
Nicole Fleetwood, Pepón Osorio
Jan 10, 2022
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