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Malick Sidibé, Malian Photographer Who Shot a Changing Africa, Dies at 80

Malick Sidibé, one of the most important African photographers ever, whose black-and-white photographs of Malian youth depict a country’s values changing in response to political independence, died yesterday, of causes that, as of this writing, are still unclear. He was … Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Installation view of "David Hammons: Five Decades," at Mnuchin Gallery. COURTESY MNUCHIN GALLERY

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


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Kerry James Marshall photographed in his Chicago studio on December 28, 2015. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

The Painter of Modern Life: Kerry James Marshall Aims to Get More Images of Black Figures into Museums

The artist will be the subject of major traveling retrospective this year Read More


Artists Habitat
Carlos Vega photographed in his studio on February 4, 2016.
 
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Habitat: Carlos Vega

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces Read More


News
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‘It’s About the Possibility of Carrying On’: Claudette Schreuders on Her Show at Jack Shainman

The identity of a white South African is fraught with questions of belonging, particularly as a new generation of the country’s previously disenfranchised black majority make their voices heard. For the past 15 years South African sculptor Claudette Schreuders has been grappling … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Carlos Vega, 'Faith Need Not Fear Reason,' 2015, installation view. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY

‘Carlos Vega: Faith Need Not Fear Reason’ at Jack Shainman

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Artists Retrospective

The New Razzle-Dazzle: El Anatsui on His ‘Gem’-Encrusted Tapestries, in 2008

With five decades of El Anatsui’s work on view at Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School, in upstate New York, we turn back to June 2008, when Barbara Pollack profiled the Ghanaian-born artist for ARTnews. Anatsui, who won the Golden Lion … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
El Anatsui, Stressed World, 2011, found aluminum and copper wire. ©EL ANATSUI/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘El Anatsui: Five Decades’ at Jack Shainman: The School

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “El Anatsui: Five Decades” is currently on view at Jack Shainman: The School in Kinderhook, New York until September 26. The exhibit is a comprehensive survey from the … Read More


Features
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Forging a Sea of Iron: Yoan Capote Explores the Cuban Obsession with America

“The sea, for me and for a lot of Cubans, was like a wall, more an image of isolation than a beautiful place,” said Yoan Capote. The 38-year-old Havana-based conceptual artist was in New York preparing for his current show … Read More


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Carrie Mae Weems, Abbey Lincoln, 2010, from the “Slow Fade to Black_Set II” series. ©CARRIE MAE WEEMS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Carrie Mae Weems Responds

The following is a response to Maura Reilly’s article “Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes” about the current statistics of Women in the Art World. Our coverage begins with our Editor’s Letter.Born in 1953, lives in Brooklyn … Read More


Artists News
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‘Advertising Is Fueled By Prejudice’: An Hour With Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas was in his studio near the Port Authority bus terminal in Midtown Manhattan showing me a ten-year-old advertisement featuring the rapper 50 Cent.“We’ve become media-literate,” Thomas said. “We’ll consume an ad before we even look at it. … Read More


Reviews
Nick Cave, Sea Sick, 2014, mixed media, 96" x 72" x 10½". JAMES PRINZ PHOTOGRAPHY/©NICK CAVE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Nick Cave at Jack Shainman

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News On View
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‘Gray Is the Color of the Insides’: El Anatsui at Mnuchin Gallery

For one of the most famous colorists in the contemporary art world, it was a shock to hear El Anatsui detail his devotion to gray and its many shades. Anatsui spoke at Mnuchin Gallery for the occasion of his new … Read More