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Howardena Pindell recalls horrific childhood memory in new video “Rope/Fire/Water” showing now at The Shed

The powerful new video “Rope/Fire/Water” is a work that Howardena Pindell has wanted to create since the 1970s, inspired by a traumatic experience in her youth.

Superstars of Contemporary Art Featured in New Museum’s “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America.”

On view from January 27 to June 13, 2021, “Grief and Grievance” brings together 37 artists who have addressed the concept of mourning, commemoration, and loss as a direct response to the national emergency of racist violence experienced by Black communities across America.

Historic Julie Mehretu Show Coming to High Museum of Art in Atlanta

This fall, the High Museum will present “Julie Mehretu” (Oct. 24, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021), a major traveling exhibition of work by Julie Mehretu (born 1970, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).

Photographs from Civil Rights Movement, then and Now, at Laney Contemporary, Savannah, GA

This particularly current exhibition is an intense and revelatory conversation between two eras and two important photographers grappling with shared subject matter in differing times.

Morgan Library & Museum Showcasing Betye Saar’s Sketchbooks

Running through January 31, 2021, Betye Saar: Call and Response is the first exhibition to focus on Saar’s sketchbooks and examine the relationship between her found objects, sketches, and finished works.