These are selections from Whitfield Lovell’s ”Kin” series. Lovell is a NY born artist and MacArthur Genius award winner (2007), known for his thought-provoking images of African Americans from the 19th to early 20th centuries. View more of Lovell’s work in the archive.
Whitfield Lovell: Deep River opens at the Hunter Museum of American Art May 17-October 3, 2013. The exhibition will feature works from the last five years, including his intricate charcoal drawings on vintage wood juxtaposed with found objects, mixed media drawings from his ongoing “Kin” series, and a site-specific installation created by Lovell during his spring 2013 residency at the Museum, which will explore ideas of memory, identity, freedom and passage. There will be an artist talk at the museum on May 17th at 6pm.
Ghost bikes are white painted bikes used as roadside memorials for cyclists who have been killed or injured.
This is entirely heartbreaking.
This blog is inspired by a small book I’ve always kept called “An Ideal Syllabus”. Put together by Jerry Saltz, the book features a selection of artists who each contribute an ideal syllabus formulated as if they were teaching a class to art students. The little book was included with an issue of…
Artist & student at PNCA
itz me yall! ….thanks so much to the awesome person who took this, took time to have a wonderful conversation w/me and runs this tumblr http://theblackportlanders.com/ for those of you looking to come to PDX….yes, black people do exist here.
Hmmm time to share
From the studio…. Process