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Best in Show: Pope.L Named Recipient of Whitney Biennial 2017 Bucksbaum Award

Best in Show: Pope.L Named Recipient of Whitney Biennial 2017 Bucksbaum Award

  FOR HIS CONTRIBUTION to the 2017 Whitney Biennial, Pope.L utilized processed lunch meat and found photography to raise issues of representation and the pitfalls of population counting and “baloney” that can be embedded in its accuracy and use. Always thought-provoking, the multidisciplinary artist’s clever approach has been duly recognized. The Whitney Museum of American...
From London to New York, Whitney Biennial Artist Henry Taylor is Having a Major Art World Moment

From London to New York, Whitney Biennial Artist Henry Taylor is Having a Major Art World Moment

HENRY TAYLOR’s paintings on view at 2017 Whitney Biennial, including his depiction of Philando Castile, at right. | Photograph by Matthew Carasella   THROUGH LOOSLY RENDERED FIGURATION Henry Taylor conveys a sense of authenticity and insight into the complexity of humanity. The Los Angeles-based artist is participating in the 2017 Whitney Biennial, which opened yesterday....
Representation: 10 African American Artists to Watch Who Joined New Galleries in 2016

Representation: 10 African American Artists to Watch Who Joined New Galleries in 2016

AT EVERY STAGE IN AN ARTIST’S CAREER, joining a new gallery can offer new opportunities and possibilities. Over the past year, emerging artists, mid-career artists, and well-established artists who have been practicing for half a century, joined the rosters of major galleries. For an artist, the right partnership can sharpen business outcomes and help bolster...
Art Agenda | April 27 - May 3, 2014

Art Agenda | April 27 – May 3, 2014

MUST-SEE EXHIBITION openings and interesting talks and appearances happening this week in black art: May 1-31, 2014 Toyin Odutola at Jack Shainman Gallery | New York Nigerian-born Toyin Odutola’s latest exhibition at Jack Shainman Gallery was inspired by her two younger brothers who are depicted in the works. According to the gallery, “Like the Sea”...