An upcoming benefit auction will include artworks by Adam Pendleton, Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, and more.
The Frenzied Cacophony of Adam Pendleton
For the artist, history doesn’t simply settle for repeating itself but jolts forward, stammers, pauses for breath, weaves around itself.
Reimagining Queer Presence in Grand Museum Rooms
A commitment to trans subjects, and their queer communities, is manifested as a holding environment made approachable by our concern, grounded in intimacy and legacy, enfolding any viewer who will stop, listen, and receive love.
Artists Adam Pendleton and Amy Sherald Resign From Baltimore Museum Board Amid Controversy
Pendleton and Sherald join two honorary trustees who have also stepped down from the board, though the artists did not state their objections to a contentious deaccession.
Elements of Adam Pendleton’s Creative Lexicon
An excerpt from his limited edition artist book that accompanies his exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
This Year’s Frieze Masters Signals the Changing Identity of the Art Fair
Frieze Masters, where art from before the 20th century is for sale, raises questions about the sociopolitical role of art fairs and what small galleries gain by participating.
How to Embed a Shout: A New Generation of Black Artists Contends with Abstraction
A new wave of black abstract artists are exploring ways to push the language of abstraction and still retaining their cultural specificity. And they’re not doing it alone.
Books, Wefts, and Black Lives Matter at the Baltimore Museum of Art
The rewards of what is in plain sight far outweigh what is tucked away.
Adam Pendleton Examines the Multiplicity of Blackness
The artist’s largest solo exhibition to date explores blackness as a color, an idea, an identity, a method, and a political movement.
Decoding Public Art in City Hall Park
Between the four speakers of Chris Watson’s “Ring Angels,” the fluttering of a thousand wings fills a corner of City Hall Park.
What Abstraction Can Teach Us About Race and the Color Black
Blackness in Abstraction is one of the best opportunities in years to face the riddle of the color black and the phenomenon of blackening.
Tracing a Line Between Conceptualism and Blackness
The soothing piano music and soulful singing of Marian Anderson’s “Trampin’” filled the auditorium as artist Adam Pendleton began his performance at the Museum of Modern Art.