Tag Archives: Studio Museum in Harlem


Pictures at an Exhibition
Stanley Whitney, Elephant Memory, 2014.COURTESY KIM HEIRSTON ART ADVISORY/COLLECTION OF DEBRA L. LEE

‘Stanley Whitney: Dance the Orange’ at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Stanley Whitney: Dance the Orange” is currently on view at the Studio Museum in Harlem. The exhibition features 29 paintings and and works on paper created between 2008 … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Cy Gavin, Spittal Pond, Bermuda, 2015, acrylic, oil, chalk, staples on canvas. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SARGENT'S DAUGHTERS

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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News
Eric Edwards in a screenshot from Mark Zemel’s documentary short, The Collector.

Morning Links: DIY Museum Edition

Brooklynite Eric Edwards, owner of the largest private collection of African artifacts (2,500 works dating back 4,000 years), is going to build his own African art museum. [NBC]A project to restore 14 historic mausoleums destroyed in Timbuktu three years ago … Read More


Artists News
Work by Studio Museum resident Eric Mack, "Avonte," 2015. Courtesy the artist and Company Gallery, New York

Studio Museum in Harlem Announces 2015–16 Artists-in-Residence

The Studio Museum in Harlem announced today that Jordan Casteel, EJ Hill, and Jibade-Khalil Huffman will be its artists-in-residence for the upcoming 2015–16 season.Begun in 1968, the Studio Museum’s Artist-in-Residence program is designed to support emerging artists of African and … Read More


News
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Morning Links: Salvation Mountain Edition

Studio Museum in Harlem is opening a solo Stanley Whitney show in July. [The New York Times]A second 20-square foot Mmuseum will open in TriBeCa, displaying the closet of Sara Berman. [The New York Times]New York architectural historians and husband … Read More


Artists Profiles Retrospective
Trenton Doyle Hancock, To Get Ahead One Must Sacrifice Certain Freedoms, 2005, ink and acrylic on paper. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND THE STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM

‘This Hamburger’s Got Legs’: Trenton Doyle Hancock as an Emerging Artist, in 2000

In honor of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s “Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing,” we turn back to 2000, when Hancock was still little-known in the art world. That year, his work was part of the … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Nicole Eisenman's Seder (2010).


COURTESY THE JEWISH MUSEUM

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 24Lecture: Pierre Leguillon on Carl Andre at Dia Art Foundation This is part of the ongoing Artists on Artists lecture series, which examines the work of contemporary artists in Dia’s collection and exhibition programs through the lens of their peers, … Read More


Profiles
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Rodney Miller: Bringing the Curators to His Own Living Room

African American and African diasporic art fills the Upper East Side townhouse of Studio Museum trustee Rodney Miller

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The Changing Complex Profile of Black Abstract Painters

Long marginalized by their community and overlooked by the art market, African American abstractionists are finally coming into the spotlight Read More


Trends
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Science Friction: Sci-Fi Gets Real

Interplanetary exploration, alien life, and living on the moon are among the themes obsessing artists who use science fiction to comment on matters closer to home Read More


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Avant-Garde Quilt Explosion!

A guide to weird and wild contemporary-art quilts by conceptualists, code-breakers, feminists, fashionistas, Afrofuturists, and street artists Read More


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9 Art Shows to See After ‘12 Years a Slave’

Museum exhibitions confront amnesia, restore lost narratives, and consider the legacy of the Middle Passage Read More


Features
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In With the Old

With portraits of men of color in trendy ghetto gear posed in attitudes copied from the Old Masters, Kehinde Wiley aims to ‘make paintings that matter in the 21st century’ Read More