Africa State of Mind does not pander to expectations audiences might have or desire of African artists, instead allowing for these artists from 11 different countries to devise their own frameworks for understanding the places they are from.
Museum of the African Diaspora
A Caribbean Present Steeped in a Colonial Past
In Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox, ten artists explore the implications of colonialism’s violent legacy.
The Studio Museum Conceives Its Future in a Traveling Exhibition
Black Refractions: Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem first brings highlights from the iconic New York institution’s collection to the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.
Conjuring an Afrofuturist Classroom with Paint and Chalk
Nyame Brown has transformed the Museum of the African Diaspora into the time machine that a museum should be.
Grace Jones’s Indelible Influence on Contemporary Art
SAN FRANCISCO — The Jamaican-born supermodel, actress, singer, songwriter, and record producer Grace Jones has been a unique force in many worlds, which has led her to be both a subject and inspiration for much contemporary art.
From Black Performance to Stuff on a Shelf, a Visit to Five Shows in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — It’s summer in the USA, and that means it’s group-show season on both coasts.