Giving Voice To The Voiceless In Christopher Myers’ Drapetomania

at Fort Gansevoort, Los Angeles (through February 8)
Reviewed by Genie Davis

Opening an outpost in Los Angeles, the well-known New York-based gallery, Fort Gansevoort, chose artist, author, and play-write Christopher Myers’ Drapetomaniaas its inaugural exhibition in this city. Myers’ large-scale, mural-sized textile works and powerfully bleak sculptures create a stirring initial show.

Myers terms his applique quilt textile work “not material-specific but specific about…