Samuel Levi Jones creates work that is informed by early documentary methods of representation and historical source material. Jones' practice involves investigating power and equality struggles of the past then reimagining new scenarios and new works based off of the analysis of primary source materials.
As always, there are many wonderful exhibitions, film festivals, and art events taking place throughout the fall in New York. We've put together our recommendations, and hope that they encourage you t
Let's begin with a few anecdotes: Martellus Bennett, a National Football League player on the New England Patriots, claims that the NFL stands for 'niggers for lease,' arguing that management and leag
From a distance, the paintings in Samuel Levi Jones’s exhibition Burning All Illusion, at Galerie Lelong, resemble sedate geometric abstractions, structured around the traditional artist’s grid. Ste
A science fiction novel by Jane Yolen illustrates that we write things down to make our peace with forgetting them. Describing a culture founded on memorizing and reciting oral histories, Yolen writes
'San Francisco-based collector Pamela Joyner, together with her husband Fred Giuffrida, has amassed what has been called the most important collection of African American art in private hands,' says M