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Grey Art Gallery and Study Centre

New York, United States of America
Official website: Grey Art Gallery and Study Centre

Interrogating Identity was a 1991 exhibition that took place at the Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, New York University. It featured a wide range of artists, born in a disparate range of countries such as Guyana, Philippines, China, and Malta, and living in countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States. Following its showing at the Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, the exhibition toured to several other venues. At the time of the exhibition, one of its two curators, Thomas W. Sokolowski, worked at the Grey Art Gallery & Study Center.

From the catalogue introduction, by the exhibition’s curators, Kellie Jones and Thomas W. Sokolowski: “The present exhibition has chosen to view the search for identity as it has taken place in the three primarily English-speaking countries: Canada, Great Britain, and the United States of America. The choice of this particular triad relates not only to linguistic compatibility, but also to the former relationship between England and her North American Colonies. This latter element is most important considering that the subsequent waves of immigrants to all three countries have occasioned the redefinitions of national identity moving away from traditional monolithic views toward varying notions of multiculturalism.“

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»  Glenn Ligon

Born, 1960 in New York

»  Lani Maestro

Born, 1957 in Philippines

»  Ingrid Pollard

Born, 1953 in Georgetown, Guyana

»  Donald Rodney

Born, 1961 in Birmingham, England. Died, 1998

»  Gary Simmons

Born, 1964 in New York, New York, USA

Studio Museum in Harlem

New York, United States of America
Official website: Studio Museum in Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem has for several decades been an important New York City venue for Black artists, primarily African-American ones. It is located in the heart of the Harlem district of New York, at 144 West 125th Street. A number of artists from elsewhere in the African Diaspora, including some UK-based practitioners, have shown work in exhibitions at this important visual arts venue. Studio Museum in Harlem was one of three venues for Transforming the Crown: African, Asian and Caribbean Artists in Britain 1966 - 1996. SMH exhibition dates were October 14, 1997 - March 15, 1998. It was the venue for Energy/Experimentation: Black Artists and Abstraction, 1964-1980, April 5 - July 2, 2006.

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2005

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2006

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1997

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»  The Shadows Took Shape

Group show at Studio Museum in Harlem. 2013 - 2014

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»  Howardena Pindell

Born, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA, USA

»  Haywood Bill Rivers

Born, 1922. Died, 2002

»  Alma Thomas

Born, 1886 - 1896 (probably 1891). Died, 1978

»  Jack Whitten

Born, 1939 in Bessemer, Alabama, USA

»  William T. Williams

Born, 1942 in Cross Creek, NC, USA

Cooper - Hewitt, National Design Museum

New York, United States of America
Official website: Cooper - Hewitt, National Design Museum

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is located on Museum Mile, at the corner of 91st Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City.

2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128

From the website: “Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The Museum presents compelling perspectives on the impact of design on daily life through active educational and curatorial programming. It is the mission of Cooper-Hewitt’s staff and Board of Trustees to advance the public understanding of design across the twenty-four centuries of human creativity represented by the Museum’s collection. The Museum was founded in 1897 by Amy, Eleanor, and Sarah Hewitt — granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper — as part of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. A branch of the Smithsonian since 1967, Cooper-Hewitt is housed in the landmark Andrew Carnegie Mansion on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The campus also includes two historic townhouses renovated with state-of-the-art conservation technology and a unique terrace and garden. Cooper-Hewitt’s collections include more than 250,000 design objects and a world-class design library. Its exhibitions, in-depth educational programs, and on-site, degree-granting master’s program explore the process of design, both historic and contemporary. As part of its mission, Cooper-Hewitt annually sponsors the National Design Awards, a prestigious program which honors innovation and excellence in American design. Together, these resources and programs reinforce Cooper-Hewitt’s position as the preeminent museum and educational authority for the study of design in the United States.”

Paul Warwick Thompson
Director
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

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»  Yinka Shonibare MBE RA

Born, 1962 in London, England

Brent Sikkema Gallery

New York, United States of America
Official website: Brent Sikkema Gallery

Brent Sikkema Gallery. Now called Sikkema Jenkins and Co.

530 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10011
t. 212.929.2262
f. 212.929.2340

email: gallery@sikkemajenkinsco.com

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»  Yinka Shonibare MBE RA

Born, 1962 in London, England

Brooklyn Museum

New York, United States of America
Official website: Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
(718) 638-5000; TTY: (718) 399-8440
information@brooklynmuseum.org

From the website: “The Brooklyn Museum, housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures. Only a 30-minute subway ride from midtown Manhattan, with its own newly renovated subway station, the Museum is part of a complex of nineteenth-century parks and gardens that also includes Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Prospect Park Zoo.”

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»  Yinka Shonibare MBE RA

Born, 1962 in London, England

Skoto Gallery

New York, United States of America
Official website: Skoto Gallery

Skoto Gallery
529 West 20th Street
5thFL
New York, NY 10011

info@skotogallery.com

From the website: “Skoto Gallery was established in 1992 as a space where some of the best works by African artists can be exhibited within the context of a diverse and totalized audience. As one of the first galleries specializing in contemporary African Art in New York City, it has been instrumental in the progression of this rapidly growing field. In spite of its major commitment to contemporary African Art, the gallery has also managed to expand, deepen and diversify its involvement with contemporary issues by engaging a wide range of art and artists in its programming. Its inaugural exhibition was curated by African-American jazz luminary Ornette Coleman. Towards this end, the gallery has increasingly become a nexus of possibilities not only for contemporary African art but for mainstream artists of any ethnic or cultural persuasion. It has become a site where the adventurous viewer and collector can be involved in an ongoing cultural dialogue. The gallery sees art in ecumenical terms and often organizes exhibitions to show the submerged relationships of a post-modern global culture after modernism. Some of its exhibitions have included works by American and international artists such as Tom Otterness, Al Loving, Samia Halaby, Sol LeWitt, Emilio Cruz, Helen Ramsaran, SoHyun Bae, Richard Hunt, Frank Bowling, Carol Kreeger Davidson, Bob Thompson, Paul Gardere and Freddy Rodriguez.”

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Collaboration at Skoto Gallery 1994

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»  Richard Baye

Born, 1960

»  Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Donald Locke

Born, 1930 in Stewartville, Guyana. Died, 2010

Whitney Museum of American Art

New York, United States of America
Official website: Whitney Museum of American Art

945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
General Information: (212) 570-3600

From the website: “The Whitney Museum houses one of the world’s foremost collections of twentieth-century American art. The Permanent Collection of some 12,000 works encompasses paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings, prints, and photographs — and is still growing. The Museum was founded in 1931 with a core group of 700 art objects, many of them from the personal collection of founder Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; others were purchased by Mrs. Whitney at the time of the opening to provide a more thorough overview of American art in the early decades of the century. Mrs. Whitney favored the art of the revolutionary artists derisively called the Ashcan School, among them John Sloan, George Luks, and Everett Shinn, as well as realists such as Edward Hopper and American Scene painters John Steuart Curry and Thomas Hart Benton. Her initial gift, however, also comprised many important works by early modernists — Stuart Davis, Charles Demuth, Charles Sheeler, Max Weber, and others. Virtually all the works collected by the Museum for the next twenty years came through the generosity of Mrs. Whitney.”

“Although the Whitney’s acquisition budget was always rather modest, the Museum made the most of its resources by purchasing the work of living artists, particularly those who were young and not well known. It has been a long-standing tradition of the Whitney to purchase works from the Museum’s Annual and Biennial exhibitions, which began in 1932 as a showcase for recent American art. A number of the Whitney’s masterpieces came from these exhibitions, including works by Arshile Gorky, Stuart Davis, Reginald Marsh, Philip Guston, and Jasper Johns. Even today, the Museum continues to enrich its Permanent Collection via the Biennial; among the recent acquisitions are works by Mike Kelley, Matthew Barney, Louise Bourgeois, Zoe Leonard, Matthew Ritchie, and Shahzia Sikander.”

Discrepant Abstraction discussed Black artists’ exhibitions at the Whitney, in Kellie Jones, ‘It’s Not Enough to Say “Black is Beautiful” ‘: Abstraction at the Whitney, 1969-1974, in Discrepant Abstraction, inIVA and MIT Press, 2006. 

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»  Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Henry Rollins

Born, 1937

»  Alma Thomas

Born, 1886 - 1896 (probably 1891). Died, 1978

»  Charles White

Born, 1918. Died, 1979

»  Hartwell Yeargans

Born, 1918 in Kansas City, Missouri

Center for Inter-American Relations

New York, United States of America

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1973

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»  Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Benjamin E Campbell

Born, 1935

»  Wilfred Francis

Born, 1924 in Spanish Town, Jamaica

»  Louverture Poisson

Born, 1914 in Port-au-Prince

»  Robert St. Brice

Born, 1898 in Pétion-Ville, Haiti. Died, 1973

Center for Contemporary Studies Museum

New York, United States of America
Official website: Center for Contemporary Studies Museum

Annandale-on-Hudson
NY 12504-5000 845-758-7598
845-758-2442 Fax
Email: ccs@bard.edu

From the website: “The Center for Curatorial Studies and Art in Contemporary Culture is an exhibition and research center dedicated to the study of art and exhibition practices from the 1960s to the present day. Co-founded in 1990 by Marieluise Hessel and Richard Black, the Center initiated its graduate program in curatorial studies in 1994. Since its inception, the program has awarded the M.A. degree to more than 100 students. The Center’s original 38,000-square-foot facility, designed by architect Jim Goettsch and design consultant Nada Andric, was completed in December 1991. Expanded and completely renovated in 2006, the Center now includes a student lounge where CCS graduate students can meet informally about exhibitions and class projects.”

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»  David Deitcher

Born in Montreal, Canada, date unknown

»  Isaac Julien

Born, 1960 in London, England

»  Mark Nash

»  Jon Savage

Born, 1953

El Museo Del Barrio

New York, United States of America
Official website: El Museo Del Barrio

Michael Werner

New York, United States of America
Official website: Michael Werner

Michael Werner was the venue for a substantial exhibition of work by Hurvin Anderson, titled ‘Subtitles’. The exhibition took place 27 January - 12 March 2011, at Michael Werner, 4 East 77th Street, New York 10075. A total of 16 works were shown in the exhibition. The text in the large, lavish catalogue that accompanied the exhibition took the form of a transcribed conversation between Hurvin Anderson and Matthew Higgs.   

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»  Hurvin Anderson

Born, 1965 in Birmingham