LORNA SIMPSON IN PLACE

A selection of collaged work by the acclaimed artist is part of a new online solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, titled “Give Me Some Moments.” The digital show encompasses works originally created for a planned solo exhibition at the gallery’s Hong Kong location for early March, as well as several works created in the […]

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GRAFFITI IS COMING BACK

Graffiti and street art can be controversial. But it can also be a medium for voices of social change, protest, or expressions of community desire. What, how, and where are examples of graffiti as a positive force in communities? David Maddox There is no surprise that during hardship, graffiti becomes popular. Known for being edgy […]

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NEW WORKS BY FIRELEI BAEZ

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 […]

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BLACK IN REMBRANDT’S TIME

As a museum we hope that this exhibition will make an impact. HERE. Black in Rembrandt’s Time makes a powerful statement about black presence and representation in the Netherlands, about better looking and blind spots, about having a voice and a changing image.” – Lidewij de Koekkoek, Director of The Rembrandt House Museum     The stereotypes […]

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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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HE PROVED THEM WRONG — EDWARD MITCHELL BANNISTER

Edward Mitchell Bannister’s determination to become a successful artist was largely fueled by an inflammatory article he read in the New York Herald in 1867, that stated “the Negro seems to have an appreciation for art while being manifestly unable to produce it.” Ironically, less than a decade later, in 1876, Bannister was the first African-American artist […]

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A NEW DECADE

The West Harlem Art Fund will turn 22 years old on January 1, 2020. A double digit year like 2020. Number 4 resonates with the vibrations and energies of practicality, organization and exactitude, service, patience, devotion, application, pragmatism, patriotism, dignity, trust, worthiness, endurance, loyalty, mastery, building solid foundations, conservatism, determination, production and hard work.  Number […]

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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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MFA launches new ‘Banner Project’

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), unveils a new installation by Robert Pruitt (born 1975), inaugurating a new series of annual commissions that engages artists to create large-scale banners to be hung from the glass ceiling of the I. M. Pei-designed Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art. Born in Houston and based in New […]

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COURAGEOUS WOMAN

In November, Harriet Tubman will be in the spotlight across the country. Below is some information on this Courageous Woman that you many or may not know. Her admirers called her “Moses” or “General Tubman,” but she was born Araminta Ross. It’s unclear exactly when the woman who would be known as Harriet Tubman was […]

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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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