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These days, buzz comes hot and heavy for country singers who pretend that four decades of developments in popular music never happened. Witness the rapturous crowds of New Yorkers hooting and hollering at any one of Sturgill Simpson’s many shows in the city, and the sudden emergence of Chris Stapleton as country’s savior. These artists elicit a tiresome, predictable narrative: country is about to kick the bucket, choked to death by the demands of...
"Stand By Your Man," Tammy Wynette's country ballad about fidelity, might seem like an unlikely candidate as inspiration for a feminist art show. It was, in fact, a song universally derided by the feminist movement, a stance cemented by Hillary Clinton's remark in a 1990s interview about Gennifer Flowers that she "wasn't some little woman 'standing by my man' like Tammy Wynette." But embroidery artist Heather Marie Scholl was working on her first installation,...

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