Gordon Parks: Half And The Whole

Visionary artist and photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was witness to the life and turmoil of Black Americans that continues to influence American culture to this day. Jack Shainman Gallery, NY in collaboration with the Gordon Parks Foundation mounted the ‘Half and the Whole’ exhibition, featuring photographs that span from 1942–1970. Many of those images are… Continue reading Gordon Parks: Half And The Whole

The Heart Of The Matter

Amy Sherald – “the heart of the matter…” exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, New York. Drawing upon the American Realist tradition, Amy Sherald documents the contemporary black experience through her paintings. Sherald debuts a collection of new paintings at her first Hauser & Wirth exhibition that reinforces the multiplicities of African-American life and invites viewers… Continue reading The Heart Of The Matter

Emotional Support

James Rieck – Emotional Support exhibition at Lyons Wier Gallery, NY addresses and celebrates the relationship between people and pets. Rieck uses 1960s fashion, department store advertising, over saturated hues, unusual cropping and bold patterned backgrounds in his compositions. By directing you to the animal’s eyes not the human, the artist invites you to consider… Continue reading Emotional Support

Posing Modernity

The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University and the Musée d’Orsay partner to present “Posing Modernity: The Black Model From Manet and Matisse to Today”. This exhibition explores the representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art. The New York exhibition focuses specifically on the black female figure and how they are… Continue reading Posing Modernity

Re | Turning

Re | Turning exhibition showcases the exquisite works of Philip and Matt Moulthrop’s at Heller Gallery, NY. These turned wood pieces represent three generations of craftsmanship and creativity from the highly acclaimed Moulthrop family. They use salvaged trees from the Southeast of the United States, turning the wood’s age and flaws into remarkable designs. Their… Continue reading Re | Turning