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Fast-Rising Photographer Tyler Mitchell is Now Represented by Jack Shainman Gallery

Fast-Rising Photographer Tyler Mitchell is Now Represented by Jack Shainman Gallery

  PHOTOGRAPHER AND FILMMAKER Tyler Mitchell has joined Jack Shainman Gallery. Mitchell’s practice explores a new vision of the beauty and power of Blackness. Defined by a sense of optimism and aesthetic creativity, his images imagine a Black utopia. A closely watched talent, Mitchell experienced a meteoric rise in 2018 when he photographed Beyoncé for...
Carrie Mae Weems on Kitchen Table Series: 'Not Simply a Voice for African American Women, but More Generally for Women'

Carrie Mae Weems on Kitchen Table Series: ‘Not Simply a Voice for African American Women, but More Generally for Women’

  IN A NEW ONLINE VIEWING ROOM, Jack Shainman Gallery is showcasing Carrie Mae Weems‘s iconic Kitchen Table Series (1990). The photographs feature succession of staged scenes that explore female identity, experiences, and relationships in the context of a traditionally female domain. Employing visual performance, image making, and a compelling narrative text, the powerful series...
A Masterful Portrait Painter, Barkley L. Hendricks Produced an Early Series of Basketball Paintings Grounded in Abstraction

A Masterful Portrait Painter, Barkley L. Hendricks Produced an Early Series of Basketball Paintings Grounded in Abstraction

“Father, Son, and…” (1969) by Barkley L. Hendricks   ONE OF THE BIG DRAWS at the Jack Shainman booth at Frieze Los Angeles last month was a triptych by Barkley L. Hendricks (1945-2017) called “Father, Son,…” Given the title and the artist’s renown for making masterful portraits that convey his subject’s cool style and mien,...
Los Angeles-based Textile Artist Diedrick Brackens is Now Represented by Jack Shainman Gallery

Los Angeles-based Textile Artist Diedrick Brackens is Now Represented by Jack Shainman Gallery

  NEW GALLERY REPRESENTATION for up-and-coming artists often follows a succession of critical recognition—high-profile awards, acquisitions, and exhibitions. Diedrick Brackens has achieved all of that and then some over the past year. The Los Angeles-based textile artist was invited to participate in the Made in L.A. biennial at the Hammer Museum last summer, won the...
Jack Shainman Announces its Representation of Nina Chanel Abney, Will Debut Artist's Work at Art Basel Miami Beach

Jack Shainman Announces its Representation of Nina Chanel Abney, Will Debut Artist’s Work at Art Basel Miami Beach

Jack Shainman Gallery is presenting two new untitled paintings by Nina Chanel Abney at Art Basel Miami Beach.   THE JACK SHAINMAN BOOTH at Art Basel Miami Beach is always a big draw, presenting artists from its impressive roster of diverse artists. This year the space will feature a new artist. Jack Shainman announced its...
Race/Related: Times Reporting Team Gets Backstory on 'A Man Was Lynched' Redux

Race/Related: Times Reporting Team Gets Backstory on ‘A Man Was Lynched’ Redux

  LAST WEEK IN NEW YORK CITY, artist Dread Scott joined protestors in Union Square. The demonstrators were taking a stand against police killing black men after the latest incidents involving the deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. Scott brought a huge black flag, holding it aloft for...
At Art Basel, Significant Sales of Works by African American Artists, including Njideka Akunyili Crosby

At Art Basel, Significant Sales of Works by African American Artists, including Njideka Akunyili Crosby

  MUSEUMS HAVE TAKEN AN INTEREST in Njideka Akunyili Crosby. At Art Basel, Victoria Miro Gallery of London sold “Super Blue Omo” (above), a new, large-scale figurative work by the Los Angeles-based painter to a museum. According to BLOUIN ARTINFO, the painting went to “an unidentified American museum for an otherwise indeterminate five-figure price.” UPDATE:...
Titus Kaphar Paints Ferguson Protesters for Time Magazine

Titus Kaphar Paints Ferguson Protesters for Time Magazine

  LIKE SO MANY OTHER AMERICANS, artist Titus Kaphar has been struggling with how to respond to the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the choking death of Eric Garner in New York, and the countless other incidents involving police officers killing unarmed Black men and youth across the country. Ultimately, he expressed himself...
On 'Black Friday,' a Look Back at Kerry James Marshall's 'Dollar for Dollar' Exhibition

On ‘Black Friday,’ a Look Back at Kerry James Marshall’s ‘Dollar for Dollar’ Exhibition

“Buy Black” by Kerry James Marshall on view at “Black Eye” group exhibition curated by Nicola Vassell, May 2014 in New York | Photo by Victoria L. Valentine   AMERICA’S THIRST FOR HOLIDAY CONSUMPTION, paired with retailers desperate push to convince consumers to spend, spend, spend so that they can maximize revenues during the most...
Kay Hassan Uses Everyday Materials to Tell Compelling Stories

Kay Hassan Uses Everyday Materials to Tell Compelling Stories

STORIES, MEMORIES AND DREAMS fill Jack Shainman Gallery. They are embedded in ambitious portraits composed of torn paper and installations of found radios, album covers and eyeglasses. The materials have a history that artist Kay Hassan mines for meaning, envisioning how everyday people live, face challenges and find joy. Images from billboard advertisements and the...
Artist Nick Cave Remembers Gallerist Claude Simard

Artist Nick Cave Remembers Gallerist Claude Simard

  IN A RECENT ARTNEWS CONVERSATION titled, ‘An Angel That Sits Upon Our Shoulders,’ Nick Cave pays tribute to gallery owner and artist Claude Simard (1956-2014) who died June 24. Simard was a partner in Jack Shainman Gallery, which represents Cave and a number of other prominent black artists including El Anatsui, Barkley Hendricks, Kerry...
The Week in Black Art | May 24-30, 2014

The Week in Black Art | May 24-30, 2014

  A REVIEW OF THE WEEK’S NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE ART WORLD Featuring Johnetta B. Cole, Andres Serrano, Chris Ofili, Kara Walker, Jacolby Satterwhite, Hank Willis Thomas and more ANDRES SERRANO is bringing the city’s homeless population to the attention of New Yorkers with a new photography project (video above). Using a large-format camera,...
The Week in Black Art | May 17-May 23, 2014

The Week in Black Art | May 17-May 23, 2014

  A REVIEW OF THE WEEK’S NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE ART WORLD Featuring Rufus Reid, Elizabeth Catlett, Jack Shainman Gallery, Nick Cave, Terry Adkins, and more   Elizabeth Catlett Inspires Jazz Composer Rufus Reid The late sculptor Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012) has inspired a new jazz album. Drawn to the strength and emotion of Catlett’s...