MICKALENE THOMAS—FEMMES NOIRES—the artist’s investigation of race and representation through a black, queer, feminist lens—is Thomas’ first large-scale solo exhibition in Canada.


Through March 24.

Art Gallery of Ontario

317 Dundas Street West, Toronto.

Top: Mickalene Thomas, Los Angelitos Negros (detail), 2016. Four HD monitors, two-channel HD video, sound. © Mickalene Thomas. (Eartha Kitt is featured in this image.)

Above: Mickalene Thomas, Diahann Carroll #2, 2018. Silkscreen ink and acrylic on acrylic mirror, mounted on wood panel. © Mickalene Thomas. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Brussels.

Below: Mickalene ThomasLe Dejeuner sur l’herbe: Les trois femmes noires (detail), 2010. Rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel on wood panel. The Rachel and Jean-Pierre Lehmann Collection © Mickalene Thomas.

Images courtesy the artist, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.