From the outside, The Plastic Bag Store will appear to be a typical New York City grocery store — but look closer and you will notice its colorful aisles are stocked with thousands of objects crafted from upcycled plastic bags.
Chicago-based artist Ayanah Moor asks audiences to question our personal and national progress, intentions and methods of change surrounding issues of equity and inclusion.
Change.org has revealed three specially-commissioned art pieces to visually reflect the nearly 20 million signer milestone of the ‘Justice for George Floyd’ petition.
In partnership with artists and the Wexner Center for the Arts, Art for Action features original works by Jenny Holzer, Carrie Mae Weems, Jeffrey Gibson, and Tomashi Jackson, among others.
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.
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).
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.
Kristi Hager’s portraits, named after the initials of the subject, are 5-feet long by 4-feet tall. The pieces hang from the ceiling and cause the viewer to confront the artwork directly.
For Billie Zangewa’s first exhibition with Lehmann Maupin and first in New York, Zangewa has created a body of work that explores the new reality of living and working in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.