February 22, 2017

Saturday Open Thread: African American Curators

In May 2016, the Santa Monica Museum of Art announced that it would change its name to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and move to a 12,700-square-foot space in Downtown Los Angeles next spring. Now it is staffing up and has hired … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Curators

In this year’s Art 50, [New City Art]  focuses on the power players who shape Chicago’s art landscape. Naomi Beckwith, a Hyde Park native, brings an insider’s knowledge of the city to her role as the Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Curators

Thelma Golden used to be mistaken for her own assistant. But these days, there aren’t many in the art world who don’t know the 50-year-old director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem. … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Curators

Rhea L. Combs is the curator of film and photography at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. She also serves as the head of the museum’s Earl W. and Amanda Stafford Center for African American Media Arts. … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Al Jarreau Week

Breakin Away … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African American Curators

Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims is a force to be reckoned with. She has studied intensely, moving form a Bachelors Degree at Queens College, through a Masters Degree in art history at Johns Hopkins University, and a Masters Degree in philosophy, as well as a … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: African American Curators

“Sometimes a collection tells you the story that it needs to tell,” says Joanne Hyppolite, a curator of the Cultural Expressions gallery at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.  Hyppolite and co-curator Deborah Mack were … [Read more...]