Billed as a “survey of quilt-based works,” Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch feels less like an overview of one section of the artist’s oeuvre and more like a record of his creative process overall.
SCAD deFINE ART’s Virtual Events Complement Exhibitions in Atlanta and Savannah
From February 23 to 25, enjoy online arts programming like a keynote lecture by honoree Sanford Biggers, a conversation between Amy Sedaris and Marcel Dzama, and more.
In His New Works, Sanford Biggers Finds a Future Ethnography
In his new series, the artist has created 60 works created directly on or made from pre-1900 antique quilts.
Sanford Biggers Summons the Power of Deep Music
Biggers’s current exhibition at Marianne Boesky gallery, Selah, taps into something deeply powerful and ancestral.
At the Brooklyn Museum, New Research on Lynching in America Dialogues with the Art
The Legacy of Lynching is a collaboration between the museum and the nonprofit Equal Justice Initiative, presenting racial histories we’ve long been asleep to.
From Immigrant Stories to Environmental Dread, EXPO Chicago Gets Dark
The Midwest’s mega-fair seems less concerned with the bottom line, making space for politics.
When Artists Carry the Burden of History
No burden as heavy, on view at David Castillo Gallery, feels like a response to history’s weight: how heavily the past’s truths and fictions weigh, how often they (for better or worse) repeat themselves.
In Harlem, a New Triennial Parses the Historical, Political, and Social Context of “Uptown”
The inaugural show at Columbia University’s Wallach Art Gallery spotlights 25 artists living or practicing north of 99th Street.
Kehinde Wiley’s Pantheon of Black Artists
In his new show at Sean Kelly Gallery, the artist has begun to create a register of contemporary black visual artists.
Trying to Believe in Sanford Biggers’s Subjective Cosmology
In the Sanford Biggers exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, there is a feeling of being somewhat loose and unsupported in the space.
Ed Ruscha’s Cactus Omelette and 75 Other Recipes by Artists and Writers
The new Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook compiles recipes and personal food-related stories from 76 contemporary artists and writers, from Swoon’s Mississippi ratatouille to Ed Ruscha’s cactus omelette and Sanford Biggers’ red drink.
Westward Exhibition: Billboard Art Unfolds Across America
For The Manifest Desinty Billboard Project, artist Zoe Crosher and LAND Director Shamim M. Momin have chosen 10 artists to create roughly 10 billboard artworks each at 10 locations along Interstate 10.