The legendary curator Dorothy Miller first obtained a Richard Hunt sculpture for the Museum of Modern Art in 1957.
We should all be inspired by Alma Thomas’s optimism.
There has been a good deal of conversation in the last few years around the subject of Congressional district gerrymandering, a process by which the boundaries of an electoral constituency are manipulated to favor a political party or a class.
CaribBEING is a young hybrid arts organization working to play several roles.
Occasionally, we are forced to venture beyond Brooklyn to see art.
The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance has ambitious plans for a new program of public art to commence in 2016 with works primarily situated in four historic Harlem parks.
Like a Choose Your Own Adventure story or a game of Mad Libs, the elliptical title of Lorraine O’Grady’s 1983 performance piece, “Art Is…,” creates space, playful and inviting, for structured audience participation.
Happily, for those who are curious about what came next in Whitney’s evolution, they need only to go uptown and see the artist’s first museum exhibition in New York, Stanley Whitney: Dance the Orange at the Studio Museum in Harlem, which contains a selection of twenty-nine paintings and works on paper the artist made between 2008 and 2015.
Given the Studio Museum’s unique position in the city’s arts and culture landscape, this rebuild, the first since the museum took up residence in its current space in 1982, seems to indeed be a cause to celebrate.
Visitors to the Studio Museum in Harlem have long been struck by its small size.
When artist Titus Kaphar began searching for his father’s prison records in 2011, he found the mugshots of 99 other black, incarcerated men who shared his dad’s first and last name.
The premiere live performance of conceptual artist Charles Gaines’s “Manifestos 2” (2013) at the Museum of Modern Art on September 27 was nothing short of synesthetic.