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Everything, Everywhere and more with Alteronce Gumby

Interview by Tiana Ashley Earlier this year, I caught up with abstract artist Alteronce Gumby while en route to LA, following the closing of his latest solo presentation in Mexico City’s Zona Maco. A body of work fueled by his continuous exploration of the color and codes of Black, and featured mosaics of crushed glass, […]

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5 Questions With Ghanaian Artist, Gideon Appah At Triennale de Milano

In the 23rd International Exhibition at Triennale de Milano in Milan, Italy, Gideon Appah will represent the Ghana Pavilion. Through December 11, 2022, the exhibition named “Unknown Unknowns: An Introduction to Mysteries”, presents a wide range of perspectives and multidisciplinary viewpoints, from artists around the world. At his first major pavilion, Gideon Appah will be […]

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Casa Muza Presents CICLOS, A Sculpture Installation By Miguel Otero Fuentes.

Puerto Rico natives Miguel Otero Fuentes and Polet Guzmán open CICLOS, a storefront sculpture installation at Casa Muza this Saturday, June 18th, 2022. Seven shattered cylindrical concrete slabs made by sculptor and architect Otero Fuentes that are stitched together using stainless steel wires will be on view – a series that consists of fragments put […]

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Creator Labs Season 6 Presents SEEN.

Since 2019, Creator Labs has served as a visual arts incubator for emerging artists working on vital cultural initiatives and issues in society such as LGBTQIA+ issues, blackness, family values, and resilience in the community. In order to nurture and promote social change, the Season 6 strives to bring personal conflicts to light while also […]

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Tomás Saraceno Wants Us To Let Go Of Our Fears And Phobia In A New Sensory Interactive Experience

At The Shed, Argentinian-born and Berlin-based artist Tomás Saraceno’s sculptures, interactive installation, and collaborative artistic methods center his largest US exhibition. With a clear-eyed vision for a society free of carbon, extractivism, capitalism, and sexism, in a period he characterizes as the Aerocene era, Particular Matter(s) unpacks the artist’s ongoing discoveries of ecology interspecies communications, […]

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Meet Hannah Traore in Conversation with Painter Patricia Renee Thomas

One of the more positive outcomes of recent years and counting is the increasing progress the art world has endured. New York continues to openly assert itself as the playground for arts and culture, from diversifying leadership boards to opening art spaces of their own accord (Hollywood is becoming another hot spot as we speak!) […]

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5 Questions With Maggi Hambling Debuting in New York

When you think about Hambling and her art, it’s no wonder that she approaches their creation with a battle cry. The seething sea paintings, incisive portraits, and War Requiem series demonstrate this. However, the Elizabethan era lines appear to be a suitable warning for an artist who has dealt with the slings and arrows of […]

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A Preview Into The Ancestral Histories And Unfolding Futures Of Marcellina Akpojotor

Marcellina Akpojotor makes a US debut in Art Basel Miami Beach this year with a solo booth Ode to Beautiful Memories at Rele Gallery. Daughters of Esan, 2021 is an autobiographical series by Marcellina Akpojotor that consists of five pieces that show five generations of females in Akpojotor’s maternal line, beginning with her great grandmother […]

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Examining Idealism: How John Currin is Redefining the Monumental Nude

Words by Michelle Pirone Memorial is on view through October 30, 2021At Gagosian, 541 West 24th Street, New York Exaggerated figures, solemn expressions, and deathly palettes – John Currin’s Memorial series,  puts forth a provocative dichotomy in a truly mannerist fashion. Created with oil on canvas,  Currin’s work is a conversation on ideals: what makes […]