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New Artforum Editor Describes Kia LaBeija as 'An Artist I Immediately Needed Know'

New Artforum Editor Describes Kia LaBeija as ‘An Artist I Immediately Needed Know’

  AN AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHIC SELF-PORTRAIT by Kia LaBeija covers the January issue of Artforum. LaBeija is a young African American artist who describes her practice as exploring “her personal narrative and the relationship between space, trauma, and the female body.” David Velasco, the new editor of Artforum, says he saw LaBeija’s work for the first...
Artforum: Thomas J. Lax Previews Chris Ofili's Fall Exhibition

Artforum: Thomas J. Lax Previews Chris Ofili’s Fall Exhibition

  ONE OF FALL’S MOST ANTICIPATED MUSEUM SHOWS is “Night and Day,” Chris Ofili’s forthcoming exhibition at the New Museum on Oct. 29. His first solo museum show in the United States will be presented on all three gallery floors and survey his entire career. Exploring race and gender issues through cultural and historical references,...