An upcoming benefit auction will include artworks by Adam Pendleton, Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, and more.
Julie Mehretu Painting Could Raise $4M for Mass Incarceration Reform
“It is way past time for a collective reimagining of crime and punishment as we know it,” the artist said.
Julie Mehretu Reminds Us That Borders Are Meant to Be Trespassed
Mehretu’s remarkable mid-career survey blazes through the Whitney Museum of Art, illuminating over two decades of her extensive practice.
Guerrilla Girls and Julie Mehretu Among 60+ Artists Helping You “Plan Your Vote”
Vote.org believes a “strong visual vocabulary” can help increase voter turnout. Its latest project offers resources to help you request an absentee ballot, register to vote, and more.
Reflecting on the Mistakes I’ve Made as an Art Critic
Art critic Seph Rodney considers on his reviews during the last few years and what he may have gotten wrong and why.
Julie Mehretu’s Sublime Abstractions of History
Packed with traced and freehand marks, Mehretu’s artworks inspire awe of what might be called an informational sublime, a 21st-century twist on the artistic tradition.
Navigating the Overload at the Venice Biennale
The Venice Biennale’s official exhibition, May You Live In Interesting Times, presents art that speaks to the present, not in the direct fashion of journalism, but in ways that can challenge existing habits of thought.
Queer Artists in Their Own Words: Julie Mehretu Won’t Spill the Tea or Throw the Shade
The month of June is a time to celebrate the LGBTQ community and reflect on the advances of queer people to strengthen civil liberties around the world, even in a moment of great political uncertainty. It’s also a good opportunity to spotlight the richness and diversity of culture we have within the community. Hyperallergic is […]
10 Must-See LA Exhibitions in 2019: Julie Mehretu, Nayland Blake, Beatriz Cortez, and More
2019 brings a plethora of new art to the Los Angeles area, and here are some exhibitions not to miss out on.
Julie Mehretu and Jonathan Safran Foer Share the Films That Inspire Their Work
Artist Julie Mehretu and writer Jonathan Safran Foer sit down to discuss the films that inspire their work at the Morgan Library.
Julie Mehretu Talks Music, Manifest Destiny, and Her Massive Mural for SFMOMA
Reflecting on “HOWL, eon (I, II),” her new commission for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Julie Mehretu talks about working at a huge scale, how live music affects her process, and how the 2016 election impacted her work.
What Was Art of the 1990s All About?
MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY — To devote a show to an era is to delimit the era in question, carving it off from surrounding epochs and ascribing some measure of thematic or aesthetic continuity to it.