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LYLE ASHTON HARRIS

“I see myself involved in a project of resuscitation—giving life back to the black male body. I’m teasing at the multiplicities of black male experiences, exploring different subject positions, rather than just recycling the fantasy/projection of the available black stud. Part of the way I complicate this project is by including different representations of myself […]

SALLY MANN IN CONVERSATION

On the occasion of the opening of her exhibition A THOUSAND CROSSINGS at Getty Venter, Sally Mann will read from and discuss her acclaimed book Hold Still—A Memoir with Photographs.   SALLY MANN reading and conversation Friday, November 16, at 7 pm. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Brentwood, Los Angeles. Above: Sally […]

A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM

The new publication ART KANE—HARLEM 1958 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the publication in Esquire of the iconic photograph A Great Day in Harlem. Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Lou Williams, Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson, Coleman Hawkins, Maxine Sullivan, Jimmy Rushing, Marian McPartland, Oscar Pettiford, Charles Mingus, Gene Krupa, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Bud Freeman, Pee […]

CARRIE MAE WEEMS — STRATEGIES OF ENGAGEMENT

CARRIE MAE WEEMS—STRATEGIES OF ENGAGEMENT comprises thirty years of the artist’s practice in the form of recreated installations of her groundbreaking work that exposes systems of power and injustice, preparing viewers “for a more engaged discussion of American history through such difficult issues as violence, survival, and the need for radical social change.”* CARRIE MAE […]

ON ROY DECARAVA

To celebrate the reissue of The Sweet Flypaper of Life—text by Langston Hughes, photographs by Roy DeCarava—Thelma Golden will moderate a panel on the work and Harlem milieu of the late photographer. Participants include writer A.D. Coleman, filmmaker Radiclani Clytus, professors Leslie Hewitt and John Stauffer, and photographer Hope Wurmfeld. A RADICAL VISION ROY DECARAVA’S THE […]

CONTACT WARHOL — PHOTOGRAPHY WITHOUT END

Drawing from over 130,000 photographic images taken by Andy Warhol and his entourage over the last decade of the artist’s life, CONTACT WARHOL—PHOTOGRAPHY WITHOUT END, at Stanford University, presents a backstage view of Warhol’s working and social life from 1976 to 1987.* CONTACT WARHOL—PHOTOGRAPHY WITHOUT END Through January 6. Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 328 […]

UNKNOWN RICHARD BERNSTEIN

Although Richard Bernstein’s 1970s and ’80s cover portraits for Interview are well known, another body of work—pre- and post-Interview—is now on view at Jeffrey Deitch in Manhattan. The exhibition is in conjunction with the publication of Starmaker, a new Bernstein monograph by Mauricio Padilha and Roger Padilha. RICHARD BERNSTEIN—FAME Through October 27. Jeffrey Deitch, 76 […]