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Thelma Golden Joins Board of Directors at Barack Obama Foundation

The Barack Obama Foundation announced yesterday that Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, will join its board of directors alongside political fundraiser Julianna Smoot and venture capitalist John Doerr.Golden has been affiliated with … Read More

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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

Frieze New York 2015
Golden and Lehman at Frieze Talks. (Photo by Zoë Lescaze)

Arnold Lehman Talks Tenure With Thelma Golden, Plans Book on ‘Sensation’ Show

When Arnold Lehman cedes the helm of the Brooklyn Museum next month, he’ll use his newfound freedom to pen a book on “Sensation,” the legendary exhibition that defined his turbulent tenure. Lehman broke the news at Frieze New York last … Read More

A view of the new Whitney building from the West Side Highway. TIMOTHY SCHENCK/COURTESY WHITNEY MUSEUM

The Whitney Moves Downtown: Artists and Curators on the Museum’s History and Future

It’s not every day that an institution the size of the Whitney Museum moves to a different building. The Whitney began in 1914 as an informal salon founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Whitney had amassed a collection of hundreds of … Read More


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

Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in 
Harlem and Marcus Samuelsson, chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem, 
at a Q&A for Samuelsson’s book Yes, Chef at Ginny’s Supper Club.

Feast for the Eyes: Red Rooster Harlem’s Recipe for Art

At Red Rooster Harlem, chef and owner Marcus Samuelsson gives as much thought to the art on the walls as to the food Read More

Agostino Brunias,  A Planter and His Wife, Attended by a Servant, ca. 1780. From “Counterpoints” at El Museo del Barrio.

Brave New World

Three New York art museums take on the complex topic of the Caribbean Read More


Carry a Big Shtick

For artists inspired by sketch comedy, off-the-wall characters who can say and do anything are a way to explore weighty political and social issues. Read More


Cut It Out!

Kara Walker’s cutout silhouettes of antebellum racial stereotypes are lewd, provocative—and beautiful. Kara Walker’s cutout silhouettes of antebellum racial stereotypes are lewd, provocative—and beautiful Read More


Harlem: A New Renaissance

Harlem: A New Renaissance. A New Renaissance Read More