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April 20, 2017

A multiculturalist vogue brought women and African-American artists into the spotlight...

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April 20, 2017

A survey of the artist’s work at the Blanton Museum of Art argues that there’s a seriousness behind her irrepressible pluckiness...

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April 12, 2017

Members of the 2017 class include winners of the Pulitzer Prize and the Wolf Prize; MacArthur fellows; Fields medalists; Presidential Medal of Freedom and National Medal of Arts recipients; and

April 03, 2017

I was struck by how much crazy labor she put into it.

March 31, 2017

Weems positions herself both behind the camera and in its lens-- exacting a keen gaze on her subject while making clear her empathy and identification with what she observes...

March 27, 2017

If April showers bring May flowers, then April exhibitions bring…even more May exhibitions! Here are the shows you should make sure to check out this season.

March 24, 2017

The works on view mark the individual artist’s shared commitment to the object through their diverse character, physicality and the challenge of overcoming formalized esthetic boundaries...<

March 23, 2017

A striking black-and-white photograph Lorna Simpson took of a young Carrie Mae Weems in Mexico, speaks to the bonds between black women and how those relationships inspire...

March 01, 2017

An influential figure in the art world for more than a quarter-century, she was the first African-American woman to show at the Venice Biennale, in 1990, and she was given an acclaimed solo exhi

February 06, 2017

Lorna Simpson’s 'Hypothetical?' appeared in the 1993 Whitney Biennial, and its concerns remain contemporary today...

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