More than merely a grand survey of art from the region, Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara mobilizes discussions around migration and contemporary cultural stewardship.
Trafficking in fragments of beings, machines, and ideas, Julia Phillips rejects the immediate gratification of simple forms and answers.
In his exhibition Reunion, Beasley’s sculptures express reverence for his family’s annual gatherings in Virginia — canceled this year due to the pandemic, like so much else.
Foregrounding narratives of oceanic migration, Ghebreyesus’s paintings radiate power and serenity in vibrant shades of blue.
I’m here to entertain you, but only during my shift flirts with beauty, ecology, and the desire to be seen, without capitulating to the pull of exoticization.
German’s commitment to dynamic and sometimes riotous formal strategies expresses an amalgamation of Black femme iconography, including shrines to Serena and Venus Williams with butterflies.
At Hales New York, Patterson’s collages meditate on the entropy and delicate elegance of our natural and built environments.