Tag Archives: Thelma Golden


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Harlem: A New Renaissance

Harlem: A New Renaissance. A New Renaissance Read More


Profiles

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