Nevdon Jamgochian | Hyperallergic | 6th August 2023
To accompany this survey of Klein’s work, the Whitney has published an essay linking it to the “unsung struggle to maintain a middle-class existence”. But does it work as art? Some critics like its accessibility. Not all. Klein’s art is melodramatic, says a critic, subjugated to “the cause of social and political criticism”. This writer generally concurs – social justice issues are important but “the Barbie movie [is better at introducing such issues] to a broad audience”.