TAKE THE HOUSE

Malin Gallery is presenting an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Oliver Lee Jackson: Take the House. Based in Oakland, the 84-year-old artist has been pursuing his singular artistic vision for over five decades.Take the House is the gallery’s third solo exhibition of work by Jackson and follows his acclaimed exhibition at the National Gallery, […]

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JOHN DOWELL– PHOTO EXHIBITION ON COTTON

Laurence Miller Gallery presents the New York City debut of John Dowell’s COTTON: Symbol of the Forgotten. Dowell blends a unique mixture of spiritualism, historical awareness, racial angst and deft technique to create photographic works that inspire the viewer to recognize the injustices imposed upon the black community, especially in New York, over the past 400 […]

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TXEMA YESTE: SOLO EXHIBITION

Staley-Wise Gallery presents the photographs of Txema Yeste in his first solo exhibition. Yeste began his career as a photojournalist and has maintained a long-time commitment to photographing vibrant traditional Spanish costume. Both influences are reflected in his fashion photographs. This exhibition provides a glimpse into a world of powerful and sophisticated figures with strong […]

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VANESSA GERMAN

Fort Gansevoort, in association with Pavel Zoubok Fine Art presents Vanessa German, TRAMPOLINE: Resilience & Black Body & Soul, opening Thursday, November 7th, 2019 in the Meatpacking District near Little 12th Street and Ninth Avenue. German’s exhibition will showcase her richly encrusted sculptures, which she refers to as power-figures, alongside a series of wall-mounted altars […]

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THE FACADE COMMISSION BY WANGECHI MUTU

Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu has been selected to create sculptures for The Met’s Fifth Avenue facade niches—the first-ever such installation on the Museum’s historic exterior—inaugurating a new annual artist commission series. The works will be unveiled on September 9, 2019, and be on view through January 12, 2020. The museum’s facade niches have remained bare since its inception […]

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TONI MORRISON

Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another. — Toni Morrison Born and raised in Lorain, Ohio, Chloe Anthony Wofford “Toni” Morrison graduated from Howard University in 1953, and went to graduate school at Cornell University. She later taught English at Howard University, and also married and had two children before divorcing in 1964. […]

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The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has received an endowment from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation to establish a conservation fellowship to preserve, care for, and conduct research on photography by a diverse range of established and emerging artists in the Guggenheim’s collection. In addition to the endowed fellowship, the Guggenheim will develop the Robert Mapplethorpe Collection […]

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AFRICAN ART GIFT BY JEAN PIGOZZI TO MOMA

  The Museum of Modern Art announces a major gift of 45 works of African contemporary art from the prolific collector Jean Pigozzi. The gift includes a selection of sculptures by Romuald Hazoumè (Beninese, born 1962) and Bodys Isek Kingelez (Congolese, 1948–2015); paintings by Moké (Congolese, 1950–2001) and Cheri Samba (Congolese, born 1956); an extraordinary […]

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT — GLEN LIGON

Glenn Ligon (b. 1960) is an artist living and working in New York. Through his work he pursues an incisive exploration of American history, literature, and society across a body of work that builds critically on the legacies of modern painting and more recent conceptual art. He is best known for his text-based paintings, made […]

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A THOUSAND PLATEAUS: CHRIS BERNTSEN, CAMILLE HOFFMAN, KAMBUI OLUJIMI, AND PATRICE RENEE WASHINGTON

Jenkins Johnson Projects, New York, is pleased to present A Thousand Plateaus, a group exhibition curated by Hank Willis Thomas with Daphne Takahashi, featuring new works by Chris Berntsen, Camille Hoffman, Kambui Olujimi, and Patrice Renee Washington. The title draws upon the 1980 philosophical text A Thousand Plateaus by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari which examines the idea of “assemblage” – an entity […]

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IN MEMORIAM — JOE OVERSTREET

            My paintings don’t let the onlooker glance over them, but rather take them deeply into them and let them out—many times by differ­ent routes,” the artist Joe Overstreet once said, describing viewing experiences that can be variously harrowing and exhilarating. “These trips are taken sometimes subtly and sometimes suddenly.” […]

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LEONARDO DREW : CITY IN THE GRASS

Madison Square Park Conservancy has commissioned Leonardo Drew to create a monumental new public art project for the Park opening this spring. Marking the Conservancy’s 38th commissioned exhibition and the artist’s most ambitious work to date, City in the Grass will present a topographical view of an abstract cityscape atop a patterned panorama. Building on […]

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WARDELL MILAN: PARISIAN LANDSCAPES, BLUE ZENITH

David Nolan Gallery presents Parisian Landscapes, Blue Zenith, an exhibition of new works by Wardell Milan. For his second solo exhibition at the gallery, the artist has created large-scale collages, paintings, and various photo-based works. The term “Blue Zenith” is borrowed from a passage in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s 1836 essay “Nature” describing “the point in […]

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DERRICK ADAMS AT MARY BOONE

Mary Boone Gallery on Fifth Avenue presents New Icons, an exhibition of new paintings by DERRICK ADAMS before the gallery closes. New Icons is a series of large-scale, vivid and minimal oil paintings created through a combined process of CNC machined painting and the artist’s hand. Multiple thin layers of oil paint create each image […]

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