1. My purpose is to paint the life of my people as I know it.

    — Romare Bearden

  2. On May 19, Biennial artist Dawoud Bey, along with art historian and curator Sarah Lewis and scholar Imani Perry, will reflect on the role of art and photography in the visualization and construction of race, memory, and history. Get your tickets now on whitney.org. 
Dawoud Bey (b. 1953), Maxine Adams and Amelia Maxwell (from The Birmingham Project), 2012. Two pigmented inkjet prints mounted on dibond, 40 × 64 in. (101.6 × 162.6 cm) overall. Collection of the artist. © Dawoud Bey

    On May 19, Biennial artist Dawoud Bey, along with art historian and curator Sarah Lewis and scholar Imani Perry, will reflect on the role of art and photography in the visualization and construction of race, memory, and history. Get your tickets now on whitney.org

    Dawoud Bey (b. 1953), Maxine Adams and Amelia Maxwell (from The Birmingham Project), 2012. Two pigmented inkjet prints mounted on dibond, 40 × 64 in. (101.6 × 162.6 cm) overall. Collection of the artist. © Dawoud Bey

  3. Sharon Hayes' exhibition is on view through September 9. 
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Part of Sharon Hayes’ There’s so much I want to say to you at the Whitney Museum.

    Sharon Hayes' exhibition is on view through September 9. 

    outsideistheworld:

    Part of Sharon Hayes’ There’s so much I want to say to you at the Whitney Museum.