Lorna Simpson at Her David Adjaye–Designed Studio

By Antwaun Sargent, Spring 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 exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art the same year...

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Lorna Simpson is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

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Lorna Simpson with an unfinished work from her new series of paintings.
Photo: Michael Mundy
Image detail is courtesy of Galerie Magazine.

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