Art fairs

Mad about the (bad) grirl

Portia Munson's feminist work is the talk of Frieze London

Once upon a time in New York, the New Museum organised Bad Girls, a group show that has gone down in feminist art history. Numerous artists in 1994 confronted gender stereotyping and the patriarchy in colourful, subversive and often humorous ways. Portia Munson put feminism into found objects, launching her ongoing Pink Project with a table groaning with pink plastic objects designed to appeal to women. She told us about restaging Pink Project: Table (1994/2016) on New York’s PPOW Gallery’s stand. One of the most Instagrammed talking-points of the fair, the work is on offer for "under $250,000", says a gallery spokeswoman, a bargain for an institution seeking to correct a gender imbalance in its collection