Bisa Butler

This slideshow is dedicated to black, contemporary artists that we believe our readers should know more about. The artworks highlighted here span drawing, painting, quilting, and sculptural practice.
Primarily drawn from the LACMA's collection, the exhibition brings together around 140 works spanning roughly 200 years. Subjects include a wide range—from iconic change-makers to ordinary people…

CHICAGO – The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce that its doors will reopen on February 11.Bisa Butler: Portraits, which opened last…

Disrupting our expectations of quilts as objects that provide warmth and comfort, Radical Tradition: American Quilts and Social Change will explore the complicated and often overlooked stories quilts…
The year 2020 was shaping up to be a watershed moment in the career of New Jersey-born Brooklyn-based quilt artist Bisa Butler.