Charles White: A Retrospective / The Museum of Modern Art (USA)

“Art must be an integral part of the struggle,” Charles White insisted. “It can’t simply mirror what’s taking place. … It must ally itself with the forces of liberation.” Over the course of his four-decade career, White’s commitment to creating powerful images of African Americans-what his gallerist and, later, White himself described as “images of dignity”- was unwavering. Using his virtuoso skills as a draftsman, printmaker, and painter, White developed his style and approach over time to address shifting concerns and new audiences. Continuer de lire Charles White: A Retrospective / The Museum of Modern Art (USA)

Studio visit : Selected – Gift from Agnes Gund / The Museum of Modern Art (USA)

A studio visit provides an opportunity for some of the most meaningful encounters, conversations, and exchanges between artists, friends, curators, and collectors. Agnes Gund-or “Aggie,” as she is affectionately known-is one of the most dedicated and steadfast of studio visitors, consistently inspired by the thrill of looking and talking with artists in the presence of their artworks. Continuer de lire Studio visit : Selected – Gift from Agnes Gund / The Museum of Modern Art (USA)