Roundup at Spring Break 2023

Sarah Cascone, artnet news

February 16, 2023

“For fiber art, the must-sees are Yasmine K. Kasem and John Paul Morabito, two queer artists showing separately with San Diego curator Rokhsane Hovaida and Patricia Sweetow Gallery, which moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles last fall.

“Morabito, who has a tenured position in the textile department at Kent State University, is offering selections from his series “For Felix,” hand-beaded cotton tapestries he created in homage to the late artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres and his curtain works.

“The curtains represent the veil between life and death, and an entire generation that was lost” to the AIDS epidemic, Patricia Sweetow said of Morabito’s colorful works…”