A forceful rejection of neutrality, the Guggenheim exhibition unearths the deeply biased natures of media and government systems.
Composed of photographs culled from vintage Ebony magazines, the faces in these collages are reconstructed into new selves.
Darkening, an exhibition of Lorna Simpson’s glacial paintings, submerges us in an icy desert largely devoid of language and far from human habitation.
The artist’s collages feature portraits of women cut from advertisements, their tresses painted and collaged into pools of color that spread onto the page like oil spills.
Marc Jacobs committed the most blatant act of cultural appropriation at this month’s New York Fashion Week.
It doesn’t seem right to call the latest issue of Aperture — its first issue dedicated to African American lives as represented by the medium of photography — a magazine. It is a powerhouse book; it does so much heavy lifting.
I have never felt I more fully embodied the role of “cultural tourist” than when I visited the 11th Havana Biennial for its opening week.
Recently I had the opportunity to speak with photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders about The Black List: Volume III, his increasingly popular documentary series on the African American It-list, which premiered February 8, 2010, on HBO.