MIAMI – Sotheby’s is honored to unveil the sale contents of the third (RED) Auction supporting the fight against AIDS, which has been curated by art and architecture stars Theaster Gates and Sir David Adjaye in collaboration with musician and activist Bono.
Washington, DC—Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in New York for Ebony and Glamour, before becoming the first African American photographer at Life magazine in 1949. For the first time this lesser-known yet incredibly formative period of Parks's long and illustrious career is the subject of an exhibition, Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950.
A leading figure in West Coast minimalism, Larry Bell is having his first major museum survey in four decades. Opening November 1 at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami), Larry Bell: Time Machines showcases the work of one of the most renowned and influential artists to come out of the 1960s L.A. art scene. Bell achieved international recognition by the age of 30 through his perception-challenging exploration of light and pioneering work that includes painting, works on paper, glass sculptures and furniture design.