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“Shattered Glass” gives voice and visibility to new narratives, pushing back against traditional expectations and assumptions about representation and who deserves to be the subject of portraiture. A sprawling group show, the exhibition showcases work by 40 international artists of color expressing themselves in painting, sculpture, and video. Featured artists include Ambrose, Tyler Ballon, Lauren Halsey, Amani Lewis, Kenrick McFarlane, Murjoni Merriweather, Simphiwe Ndzube, Phumelele Tshabalala, Raelis Vasquez, Fulton Leroy Washington, and Kandis Williams, Rikki Wright, and Shaniqwa Jarvis and Raj Debah. CT

 

“Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, is on view at Jeffrey Deitch, Los
Angeles, March 20- May 22, 2021.

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TYLER BALLON, “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing,” 2020 (oil on canvas, 52 x 72 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


DELFIN FINLEY, “Rumination,” 2021 (oil on canvas, 85.5 x 68.5 x 2 inches, framed). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, At center, MURJONI MERRIWEATHER, “O Y A,” 2020; In background, from left, CHINAZA AGBOR, “Blondie,” 2021 and “The Lady,” 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


KANDIS WILLIAMS, “In an events-without-witness era,” 2019 (Xerox collage and ink on paper, 36 x 46 1/4 inches, framed). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


AMANI LEWIS, “R A S A A N #2,” 2021 (acrylic, glitter and digital collage on canvas, 52 x 77 inches, framed). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, Paintings by AMANI LEWIS (3). | Photo by Joshua White

 


RAFA ESPARZA, “al Tempo, 2021 (acrylic on adobe, 72 x 113.5 x 2 inches (diptych), 72 x 56.75 x 2 inches (each panel). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


PHUMELELE TSHABALALA, “Aluta,” 2021 (mixed media on canvas, 48 x 36 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


DEVIN REYNOLDS, “Hanging On By A Thread,” 2021 (acrylic, oil paint, paper and found objects on wood panel, 96 x 288 inches, 6 panels; 96 x 48 inches, each panel). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


FULTON LEROY WASHINGTON, AKA MR. WASH, “Targeted – Insurrection,” 2021 (oil on canvas, 60 x 48 x 1.5 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, Paintings by FULTON LEROY WASHINGTON, AKA MR. WASH (3). | Photo by Joshua White

 


AMBROSE, “A Soft Refusal No.2,” 2021 (muslin, acrylic paint, hand dyed silk organza, burnout velvet and other textile, 54 x 56 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


KOHSHIN FINLEY, “Marque and Tiffany,” 2021 (oil on canvas, 72 x 58 inches, framed). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, Sculptures by MURJONI MERRIWEATHER (3); At left, BRYANT GILES, “bedroom,” 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


JAIME MUNOZ, “Tension,” 2021 (acrylic, glitter and paper on panel, 72 x 120 inches, diptych; 72 x 60 inches, each pane). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, Sculpture: MURJONI MERRIWEATHER, “K A M I L,” 2021; From left, Paintings by AMANI LEWIS and KEZIA HARRELL. | Photo by Joshua White

 


DIANA YESENIA ALVARADO, “Cosmo Azul,” 2021 (glazed porcelain, silver, flock, wood and metal, 47 x 22 x 67 inches, including stand). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


SIMPHIWE NDZUBE, “Sondela Forever,” 2021 (acrylic, cast resin, collage, found objects, spray paint, and synthetic fabric on canvas, 83 x 103 x 10 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, From left, SIMPHIWE NDZUBE, “Sondela Forever,” 2021; and BRYANT GILES, “bedroom,” 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


KENRICK MCFARLANE, “The Kid Turned Out Fine,” 2021 (oil on canvas, 72 x 60 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, from left, MARIO AYALA, “Parallel Parking #2,” 2021 (acrylic on canvas, 72 x 96 inches) and “Parallel Parking,” 2020 (acrylic on canvas, 72 x 96 inches). | Photo by Joshua White

 


RAELIS VASQUEZ, Detail of “Mercado en Dajabon,” 2021 (oil, acrylic and oil pastels on canvas, 72 x 72 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


JAMMIE HOLMES, “Living in the Shadows,” 2021 (acrylic and oil pastel, 89 5/8 x 78 3/8 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, LAUREN HALSEY, Detail of “land of the sunshine wherever we go II,” 2021; Background at left, FULTON LEROY WASHINGTON, “Targeted – Insurrection,” 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


CHINAZA AGBOR, “The Lady,” 2021 (oil on canvas, 31.5 x 27.5 inches). | Courtesy the artist and Jeffrey Deitch

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, From left, MURJONI MERRIWEATHER, “O Y A,” 2020; and KENRICK MCFARLANE, “The Kid Turned Out Fine,” 2021. | Photo by Joshua White

 


Installation view of “Shattered Glass,” curated by Melahn Frierson and AJ Girard, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, 2021. Shown, From left, Works by MARIO AYALA (1); MURJONI MERRIWEATHER (3); and PHUMELELE TSCHABALALA (2). | Photo by Joshua White

 

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