A Legacy of Leadership: Kinshasha Holman Conwill

The Studio Museum in Harlem’s fifty year history has been made possible by innumerable staff, board members, supporters, artists, neighbors, and collaborators.

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New Folk

The influence of colonial powers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries contributed to the idea of art as exclusive, a commodity, created by acquired skill, only recognized and valued through the approval of an institution.

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Book Review: Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left by Malik Gaines

Trying to fit pianist/singer Nina Simone, Ghanaian playwrights Efua T.

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Photo Studio

In summer 2017, the Museum's galleries were converted into a photography studio through the joint efforts of the curatorial and exhibitions departments.

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The 2018 Artists in Residence

Tschabalala Self (b. 1990, Harlem) makes syncretic use of painting, printmaking, and assemblage to explore ideas surrounding Black female bodies.

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Practice in Print: Kayode Ojo

For the inaugural feature and first issue of Studio to launch during inHarlem, I asked Kayode Ojo to think about Harlem in the broadest sense. Despite earning a BFA in photography at the School of Visual Arts in 2012, Ojo had n

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Profiles in Genius

Elizabeth Gwinn: You both developed strong ties to the Studio Museum early in your careers. Dawoud, you were an exhibiting artist and Museum employee, and Njideka, you were an artist in residence. How has the Museum impacted your life and your work?

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Elsewhere: Amy Sherald

 

Amy Sherald
May 11–August 19, 2018
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
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April, Showers of Excitement and Success

This April, Expanding the Walls participants had our first meeting with curators from the Studio Museum.

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Elsewhere: Jack Whitten

Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2016
April 22–July 29, 2018
Baltimore Museum of Art
Baltimore, MD
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Give Us a Poem: Marwa Helal

 

invasive species reflects on the consequences of synthetic apertures
Marwa Helal

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Tracing Existence

In 1968 David Hammons began a series of “body prints” in response to the artist’s frustrations with the 1965 Los Angeles uprisings.

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