Tag Archives: Whitney Biennial

Elle Pérez’s Search for Intensity

Elle Pérez’s Search for Intensity

Larissa Pham discusses the themes of performance behind the profound photographs by Elle Pérez. Often mistaken as documentary, Pérez’s work is carefully composed, and a collaborative effort between their subjects, many of whom are peers.

Black Mentifact

Black Mentifact

Artist and curator Tiona Nekkia McClodden visited Kevin Beasley’s exhibition “A view of a landscape” with her mother, sparking a conversation about labor, cotton, and family history. McClodden shares how her creative practice is influenced by these histories and the exploration of black mentifact.

This Week in Art: 11.21-11.27

This Week in Art: 11.21-11.27

A look at this week’s art news, including a new designs from James Turrell, and events and exhibitions everywhere from New York to Washington State.

New Kids on the Block

The Go! Push Pops on Future Feminisms

New Kids on the Block

The Go! Push Pops on Future Feminisms

Go! Push Pops—a transnational radical queer feminist performance art collective—creates “work that visually represents a future of feminism as a form of healing.”

Art21 New York Close Up

Jacolby Satterwhite Is Going Public

Art21 New York Close Up

Jacolby Satterwhite Is Going Public

New in New York Close Up, artist Jacolby Satterwhite works to finish his latest animation, “Reifying Desire 6” (2014), in time for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Springtime of the People..for the People and by the People

Springtime of the People..for the People and by the People

As guest blogger Shane McAdams gears up for the Whitney Museum of American Art’s 2012 Biennial, he visits the Metropolitan Museum to reflect on this country’s past.