Walker’s drawn and collaged images depicting haunting scenes of abuse and violence refuse to let us look away from America’s bloody past and present.
Jessica Bell Brown
Jessica Bell Brown is a writer and independent curator based in New York. She is currently a PhD student at Princeton in Modern and Contemporary Art.
The Black American Women Who Made Their Own Art World
We Wanted a Revolution at the Brooklyn Museum tracks the shape-shifting radicalism of black women artists, authors, filmmakers, dancers, gallerists, and public figures between 1965 and 1985.
How Black Modern Artists Defied a Singular Narrative in 1971
1971: A Year in the Life of Color studies two exhibitions essential to the ongoing relationship between black American artists and modernism.
Kehinde Wiley Paints the Precariousness of Black Life
Much has been made of the current Kehinde Wiley retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum.