Mixed-Media Artist Katya Bonnenfant Opens Second Exhibition Under New Moniker at Haines Gallery

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- In their second exhibition at Haines Gallery, The Old Boys’ Club (the new moniker for mixed-media artist Katya Bonnenfant) exhibits gouache drawings and sculptures from their recent project La Destitution de la Jeune Fille. Works in the exhibition correspond directly to Bonnenfant’s exhibition by the same name at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Employing their characteristic lightness of touch to approach existential questions surrounding such topics as the function of art and politics in society, The Old Boys’ Club advances the notion of the young girl as embodiment of the capitalist machine and the meaninglessness of modern life. This concept, initially put forth by the anonymous collective, Tiqqun, in its 1999 publication, Premiers matériaux pour une théorie de la jeune