Artist Magdalena Abakanowicz Hangs Something Suggestive From the Ceiling

Magdalena Abakanowicz’s (1969). Photo: Courtesy of the National Museum in Wroclaw, photo courtesy of
Magdalena Abakanowicz.

In honor of Valentine's Day, we thought we'd feature this rose-colored statement, part of P.S.1's "WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution," opening Saturday. Sentimentalists might find Magdalena Abakanowicz's Abakan Red reminiscent of Godiva hearts wrapped in red tinfoil, or tacky paper cutouts up in their local diner; cynics, on the other hand, might equate this suggestively trimmed carpet as a giant, hanging … well, you know. —Rachel Wolff