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Camille Hoffman. Here We Land. 2019. “The current migration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border factors heavily into Camille Hoffman’s work. The artist created collages from leaked photos from the border with images of America’s lush natural landscape. These collages are part of the exhibition ‘Here We Land,’ on view at Wave Hill through July 14.”…

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, 1922- April 20, 2019. In Memoriam. From the exhibition titled Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings 1974–2014, at the Guggenheim, NY, 2015. More here, here, and here. With a special note of solidarity to Zara Houshmand.

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Claudia Rankine and Will Rawls – What Remains, 2019. “… a collaborative performance that responds to questions of presence by poetically addressing the erasure and exposure that drives the historical disturbance of black citizens.” More here, here, and here.

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Angela Davis Johnson. Remember, 2015. From the series Ashes on The Fruit Trees. Ms. Davis said of this series: “I decided to approach this body of work with a question: If ashes spoke about the history of American lynching (both of the distant past and present) what would they say? Through twenty-six paintings I explore…

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Sam Gilliam. Red April, 1970. “TWO YEARS AFTER MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, Sam Gilliam created “Red April.” The draped canvas makes a bold statement with its candid reference to splattered blood in the wake of an assassin’s bullet. Gilliam, an internationally known artist whose work is influenced by Abstract…

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Rina Bannerjee.  She Is My Country, 2009. Texas long horn steer skull, cowrie shells, steel planters, Hindu ceremony thread, antique mannequin, globes, wire, kitchen towel rack, glass beads, brass bells, Chinese umbrella, Japanese mosquito net, bone beads, copper trim, African necklaces, Chinese lantern, 22 carat gold powder. / Musee Goya, Castres, France, 2012 ” ……