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Throughout her career, Weems has produced a prolific and complex body of work, pushing the boundaries of photography and blurring the line between art and activism. Her new work, The Shape of Things, uses art as a lens to probe the political and social issues of the day. This timely project will be situated in the Drill Hall through December 31, 2021.
An overnight sensation more than 100 years in the making, af Klint stunned viewers with monumental, brightly colored abstractions created years before Vasily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian pivoted away from figuration, forcing critics to re-assess the history of the early 20th century avant-garde.
The selection of 26 lithographic works by Chagall comes from a single private collection curated over the past two decades, and spans Chagall’s print-making career from the 1950s-80s, including his collaborations with master-printmaker Charles Sorlier and Mourlot Studios.
On view at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center from January 29 through May 22, 2022, Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation includes more than 150 works by 21 contemporary artists who use fragmentation.
Devastating consequences within the context of science and medicine are unfortunately nothing new to members of the Black population in colonial spaces. This is particularly evident in the Western art history of medical illustrations that feature Black people.
Western art history is filled with colorful characters, whose statuses as heroes or villains can change based on the mores of our current society. The "Reframed" column is not a politically leaning publication. Yet it would be naive not to recognize that we exist in politically charged times.
A Site of Struggle takes a new approach to looking at the intersection of race, violence and art by examining how American artists have grappled with anti-Black violence over a 100+ year period, from the anti-lynching campaigns of the 1890s to the founding of Black Lives Matter in 2013.
Sotheby's is delighted to present Contemporary Art, which brings together an eclectic selection of works by established masters alongside emerging artists, opening up a dialogue between different generations. Works by international icons such as Andy Warhol, Carlos Cruz-Diez and Damien Hirst.
The portrait was commissioned by Rockeymoore Cummings, his widow, in March 2021 and painted by Jerrell Gibbs, a Baltimore-based artist known for his portraits of African Americans. Gibbs was selected from a shortlist of three Baltimore-based artists that included Monica Ikegwu and Ernest Shaw.
On the 65th anniversary of the creation of Nigerian-based culture and arts publication Black Orpheus and the 60th anniversary of Jacob Lawrence’s first exhibition in Nigeria, the Chrysler Museum of Art will premiere Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club Oct. 7, 2022–Jan. 8, 2023.