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Listen: The Modern Art Notes Podcast No. 483 – Alison Saar

Posted on Feb 4, 2021 in News
Listen: The Modern Art Notes Podcast No. 483 – Alison Saar

Episode No. 483 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast, aired Febuary 4, 2021, features artists Alison Saar and Maria Antelman. Click here to visit the Modern Art Notes webpage for this episode. The Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College in Claremont, California and the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, California have organized Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe. The […]

Watch: Art Wise: In the Studio with Lesley Dill

Posted on Dec 4, 2020 in News
Watch: <em>Art Wise: In the Studio with Lesley Dill</em>

Presented by the Hunter Museum of American Art, in conjunction with Lesley Dill’s feature in their exhibition The F Word: We Mean Female!, Lesley Dill invites us into her studio in this video. Beginning with a slide talk of her work, and ending with a virtual visit of her studio, Lesley Dill shares about the […]

Read: Hyperallergic – Alison Saar, the Alchemist

Posted on Nov 20, 2020 in News
Read: Hyperallergic – <em>Alison Saar, the Alchemist</em>

Alison Saar, Breach, 2017 Alison Saar, Stanch, 2017 Hyperallergic posted an essay written by Christina Sharpe excerpted from the catalogue Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe which was published by the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College to coincide with the exhibition of the same name at the Benton Museum and Armory Center for the Arts (145 N […]

Read: The New Yorker’s How to Read Sam Gilliam’s Formalism

Posted on Nov 16, 2020 in News
Read: The New Yorker’s <em>How to Read Sam Gilliam’s Formalism</em>

Sam Gilliam at work in the Tandem Press studio, 2007. Sam Gilliam, who was Tandem Press’s first visiting artist in 1987, recently opened a monumental exhibition of new work at Pace Gallery, his first (a very long overdue accomplishment) exhibition with a major New York dealer. View Sam Gilliam: Existed Existing on Pace’s website, and […]

Read: The New York Times, Alison Saar on Transforming Outrage Into Art

Posted on Nov 6, 2020 in News
Read: The New York Times, <em>Alison Saar on Transforming Outrage Into Art</em>

“Conked” (1997) depicts a woman swallowing her own hair, made of wire. Her face is lined with ceiling tin. Credit: Nolwen Cifuentes for The New York Times Alison Saar has a new public sculpture, Imbue, a 12-foot-tall bronze evoking the Yoruba goddess Yemoja, commissioned by the Benton Museum of Art and now standing in its […]

Listen: The Modern Art Notes Podcast No. 468 – Jeffrey Gibson

Posted on Oct 22, 2020 in News
Listen: The Modern Art Notes Podcast No. 468 – Jeffrey Gibson

Episode No. 468 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast, aired October 22, 2020, features artists Jeffrey Gibson and Jess T. Dugan. Click here to visit the Modern Art Notes webpage for this episode. The Brooklyn Museum is showing Jeffrey Gibson: When Fire Is Applied to a Stone It Cracks, an exhibition in which Gibson selected artworks and archival material from […]

Watch: She Never Dances Alone

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 in News
Watch: <em>She Never Dances Alone</em>

Jeffrey Gibson was the featured artist for the New York Times Square’s Midnight Moment from March 1 – July 31, 2020. The Midnight Moment is the world’s largest, longest-running digital art exhibition, synchronized on electronic billboards throughout Times Square nightly from 11:57 to midnight. A multi-channel video created specifically for the screens of Times Square, […]

Watch: African American Leisure in the Sunshine State & Beyond

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 in News
Watch: <em>African American Leisure in the Sunshine State & Beyond</em>

Presented by the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg: On October 15, 2020, contemporary artist Derrick Adams, historian and author Dr. Gretchen Sorin, and photographer and author Cynthia Wilson-Graham joined in a lively discussion about the power, pleasure and struggle for Black leisure and travel during the segregation era. Sorin is the author of “Driving […]

Read: Avenue Magazine – Derrick Adams on Opening a Solo Show, Working on a Big Commission, and Surviving Coronavirus

Posted on Oct 7, 2020 in News
Read: Avenue Magazine – <em>Derrick Adams on Opening a Solo Show, Working on a Big Commission, and Surviving Coronavirus</em>

Derrick Adams discusses a work in progress in the Tandem Press studio, April 2019 Avenue Magazine did an artist feature on Derrick Adams and what he has been working on throughout the Coronavirus lockdown. Click here to read the article. Click here to view available works by Derrick Adams.

Read: Hyperallergic, Beer with a Painter: Judy Pfaff

Posted on May 23, 2020 in News
Read: Hyperallergic, <em>Beer with a Painter: Judy Pfaff</em>

Judy Pfaff, “Tivoli ➔ Tisbury (A Romance)” (2017), Messums Wiltshire, Tisbury, England (Image courtesy of Judy Pfaff Studio) Jennifer Samet recently visited Judy Pfaff’s property and studio spaces in Tivoli, New York to interview her for Hyperallergic’s “Beer with a Painter” series of artist features. Throughout the interview, Judy Pfaff speaks of her childhood, reflects […]