For over a decade, Báez has painted transcendent chromatic interplays of abstract gesture and symbolic imagery directly onto found maps and printed materials to disrupt the boundaries they serve to delineate. For her third solo exhibition with the gallery, Báez presents a group of immersive large-scale canvases that continue and deepen her ongoing exploration of […]
Diane Simpson , born 1935, is a Chicago-based artist who for the past forty years has created sculptures and preparatory drawings that evolve from a diverse range of sources, including clothing, utilitarian objects, and architecture. The structures of clothing forms has continuously informed her work, serving as a vehicle for exploring their visually formal qualities, […]
“The wild is far from unlimited. It is finite. It needs protecting.” – David Attenborough James Cohan is pleased to present Earth Kids, an exhibition of new sculptures by Yinka Shonibare CBE, on view from December 4 through January 23 at the gallery’s Lower East Side location at 291 Grand Street. This is the artist’s […]
James Cohan is pleased to present I Cut The Sky In Two, an exhibition of new work by Jordan Nassar, on view from October 23 through November 21 at 291 Grand Street. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with James Cohan. Jordan Nassar’s hand-embroidered works address intersecting fields of craft, ethnicity and the embedded […]
James Cohan is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Firelei Báez, on view at 48 Walker Street and online through May 10, 2020. This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with James Cohan. Firelei Báez casts diasporic histories into an imaginative realm, reworking visual references drawn from the past to explore new possibilities for […]
Jordan Casteel is having her first New York solo museum show at the tender age of 31. An exhibition of nearly 40 canvases spanning seven years — opens at the New Museum on Feb. 19th. Many of the paintings are from her series “Nights in Harlem,” which depict African American men in the same Harlem […]
Blk & Blue explores the topic of mental illness in communities of color. Roberts’ work often spotlight contemporary social issues: by breaking down formal elements in his paintings, the artist creates compositions, which convey the complexities and tensions typically masked by his subjects’ physical appearance. Inspired by Picasso’s Blue Period, for this exhibition, Roberts […]
David Lewis is pleased to announce a survey of major works by Thornton Dial. The gallery is located at 88 Eldridge Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10002. In 1993, Dial made his New York museum solo debut with Thornton Dial: Image of the Tiger, at the New Museum (in association with the American Folk Art […]
We have three interviews with artists and curators participating in our FUƧION NYC show. You will hear from Badder Israel, Richard Beavers and Yasmin Hernandez. Savona Bailey-McClain conducted the interviews which were co-produced by Yves Marie Vilain and Ms. McClain.
Brooklyn-born and raised Puerto Rican artist Yasmin Hernandez’ work is rooted in struggles for personal, political and spiritual liberation. Her on-going project Bieké: Tierra de valientes combines oral history, painting, installation and video to explore the struggle for peace and justice in Vieques after decades of US Navy bombing maneuvers. Her 2011 mural Soldaderas, honors […]
FUƧION NEW YORK is an engaged, curator-driven art show. The organizers will produce up to 16 curatorial experiences for the public at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center. Our show will explore what it takes to live and express oneself as a full human being. Technology has not only changed our lives forever […]
The West Harlem is pleased to have film-maker Ina Archer as a guest curator for our special Armory Week Show. FUƧION NEW YORK is an engaged, curator-driven art show. The organizers will produce up to sixteen curatorial experiences for the public. The show will explore what it takes to live like a full human being. […]
Young Haitian photographer & brand strategist Yves Marie Vilain will join Executive Director & Chief Curator Savona Bailey-McClain in creating a new curator-driven art show this coming March. Bringing more youthful energy and perspective, McClain hopes this bold show will take Armory Week by storm. Look out for more details.