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Latest News in Black Art: Lauren Halsey’s Summaeverythang Covers Artforum, Tyler Shine Joins Warhol Museum, Destination Crenshaw to Commission 100 Artists, Plus Theaster Gates, Derrick Adams & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Artforum, September 2021 | Lauren Halsey’s Summaeverythang Community Center: Thinking about change in the museum field and what the next generation of art institutions looks like, Thelma Golden cited a few artist-created projects, including Lauren Halsey’s Summaeverythang, which is located next door to her ...

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Theaster Gates and Prada Partner on Design Incubator—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines A STRONG SHOWING FOR ARTISTS IN THE PAPERS TODAY: Theaster Gates’s Rebuild Foundation has partnered with Prada on a three-year program that will aim to support emerging designers of color, Architectural Digest reports. John Akomfrah is opening a show at Lisson Gallery in New York next week, and his latest film considers current events like the coronavirus crisis and the murder of George Floyd. “It ...

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Hardware Goods, Once Abandoned, Now Contemporary Art by Theaster Gates – ARTnews.com

What does a hardware store want? What do the house numbers, light bulbs, PVC pipes, mop heads, metal bolts, sandpaper sheets, and thousands of other items that constitute its merchandise need? What can they do? Theaster Gates has long engaged in projects that seem to ask these sorts of questions about objects and spaces, especially as they fall out of use: an abandoned Huguenot ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Nicola Vassell Opens New Gallery, Theaster Gates Wins Serpentine Commission, Curator Rujeko Hockley Promoted at Whitney Museum

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Nicola Vassell opened a new art gallery in Chelsea. The inaugural exhibition features works by photographer Ming Smith. | Video by Chelsea Odufu for ConceptNV   News Curator and art advisor Nicola Vassell opened a gallery in on 10th Street in Chelsea, a rare, ...

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Theaster Gates Turns the Stain of the Past Into Art

Theaster Gates, a social practice installation artist based in Chicago, is turning the history of Black labor in America on its head. Born in 1973 to a father who was a roofer, Mr. Gates embraced, too, a life of working with his hands. After graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in urban planning and ceramics, he proceeded to Japan to study pottery. ...

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