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British Caribbean Artist to Watch Hettie Inniss Has Joined Grimm Gallery

British Caribbean Artist to Watch Hettie Inniss Has Joined Grimm Gallery

Hettie Innis in her studio, 2023. | Courtesy Peter Mallett   GRIMM, AN INTERNATIONAL GALLERY with locations in Amsterdam, London, and New York City, now represents Hettie Inniss (b. 1999). The British Caribbean artist lives and works in London. Paintings by Inniss are featured in “The Painted Room,” a group exhibition curated by Caroline Walker...
Goodman Gallery Now Represents Kenyan Artist Chemu Ng'ok, 'I Feel Like the Body is a Fertile Ground for Contemplation, for Ideas'

Goodman Gallery Now Represents Kenyan Artist Chemu Ng’ok, ‘I Feel Like the Body is a Fertile Ground for Contemplation, for Ideas’

GOODMAN GALLERY announced its representation of Chemu Ng’ok (b. 1989) last week. Ng’ok’s paintings and drawings feature abstracted figures and figurative forms entangled in a web of linework. The images explore the physical, psychological, and political aspects of the body and the complexities of human interaction, occupying space, and simply being. “I am thrilled to...
Dalton Paula Joined James Fuentes Gallery, Brazilian Artist's Portrait Paintings 'Create a New History'

Dalton Paula Joined James Fuentes Gallery, Brazilian Artist’s Portrait Paintings ‘Create a New History’

DALTON PAULA, “João Mulunga,” 2023 (oil and gold leaf on canvas in two parts, 24 x 17 3⁄4 x 1 1⁄2 inches). | © Dalton Paula, Courtesy the artist and James Fuentes   THE WORK OF Brazilian artist Dalton Paula (b. 1982) may look familiar. A pair of portraits he painted representing slave resistance leaders...
Nicola Vassell and Hauser & Wirth Galleries Announce Partnership and Co-Representation of Artist Uman

Nicola Vassell and Hauser & Wirth Galleries Announce Partnership and Co-Representation of Artist Uman

UMAN, “Amapiano Dance,” 2022-23 (acrylic, oil and oil stick on canvas in artist’s frame, 159.1 x 159.1 cm / 62 5/8 x 62 5/8 inches). | © Uman. Courtesy the artist and Nicola Vassell Gallery, Photo by Lance Brewer   NICOLA VASSELL GALLERY and Hauser & Wirth announced a new partnership and co-representation of Uman....
Paula Cooper Gallery Now Represents Cynthia Hawkins, New York Artist Engaged With Abstraction Since 1972

Paula Cooper Gallery Now Represents Cynthia Hawkins, New York Artist Engaged With Abstraction Since 1972

Cynthia Hawkins, 2022. | Photo by Todd Smith Fleming   PAULA COOPER GALLERY announced its representation of painter Cynthia Hawkins. Since 1972, Hawkins has been working in abstraction. Describing the artist’s work, the gallery said her paintings draw on “diverse literary, philosophical, and scientific influences” and “utilize a highly developed vocabulary of symbols and signs...
White Cube Gallery Announced Its Global Representation of Sculptor Richard Hunt, a 'Giant Hiding in Plain Sight for Decades'

White Cube Gallery Announced Its Global Representation of Sculptor Richard Hunt, a ‘Giant Hiding in Plain Sight for Decades’

RENOWNED SCULPTOR Richard Hunt, is now represented worldwide by London-based White Cube. Hunt produces abstract, organic forms that often suggest the figure and speak to African American history and culture. Working with steel, aluminum, copper, and bronze, he describes the forms as “volumetric.” In December, White Cube will present Hunt’s sculpture, “Years of Pilgrimage” (1999),...
Closely Watched Painter Cy Gavin Joined Gagosian Following Solo Debut with Gallery

Closely Watched Painter Cy Gavin Joined Gagosian Following Solo Debut with Gallery

CY GAVIN, “Untitled (Paths, crossing – blue),” 2022 (acrylic and vinyl on canvas, 86 x 136 inches (218.4 x 345.4 cm). | © Cy Gavin. Photo by Rob McKeever, Courtesy Gagosian   FOLLOWING HIS SOLO DEBUT with Gagosian in New York, Cy Gavin (b. 1985) is now represented globally by the gallery. Gavin produces large-scale...
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery Now Represents British Painter Shaqúelle Whyte

Pippy Houldsworth Gallery Now Represents British Painter Shaqúelle Whyte

  A RISING YOUNG ARTIST, Shaqúelle Whyte has joined Pippy Houldsworth Gallery in London. Employing mood-defining palettes and expressive brushstrokes, Whyte makes dramatic paintings with contemplative subjects whose facial expressions we rarely see. Still in graduate school, the British painter has garnered significant attention. Pippy Houldsworth Gallery will present his first solo exhibition with the...
Ed Cross Fine Art Now Represents Nigerian Artist Abdulrazaq Awofeso Who Creates Sculpture From Discarded Wood Palettes

Ed Cross Fine Art Now Represents Nigerian Artist Abdulrazaq Awofeso Who Creates Sculpture From Discarded Wood Palettes

Artist Abdulrazaq Awofeso. | Photo by Tegen Kimbley   AFTER ESTABLISHING a unique practice that reflects his own biography and also speaks to global issues, Abdulrazaq Awofeso is working with a new gallery. Ed Cross Fine Art in London recently announced its representation of the sculptor and installation artist. Working with discarded and dismantled wood...
Latest News in Black Art: Torkwase Dyson and Dominic Chambers Joined New Galleries, Alma Thomas House for Sale in Washington, D.C. & More

Latest News in Black Art: Torkwase Dyson and Dominic Chambers Joined New Galleries, Alma Thomas House for Sale in Washington, D.C. & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Artist Torkwase Dyson in her New York studio. | Photo by Weston Wells   Representation Torkwase Dyson joined Gray, the Chicago-based gallery. Dyson’s practice spans painting, drawing, installation, and sculpture. Her abstract works explore how...
Representation: 9 Artists to Watch Who Joined New Galleries in 2017

Representation: 9 Artists to Watch Who Joined New Galleries in 2017

AT ANY STAGE of an artist’s career, partnership with the right gallery can be transformative. New gallery representation offers the opportunity to better communicate the focus of an artist’s practice; expose their work to a broader audience of collectors, curators, and critics; and encourage and support exhibitions, projects, and even a new creative direction. In...