Nina Chanel-Abney: A Storyteller of Urban Life Comes to Neuberger Museum of Art

"Untitled (Yo 123)" by Nina Chanel-Abney (photo courtesy of Neuberger Museum of Art) In celebration of Black History Month, Neuberger Museum of Art will present a solo exhibition of contemporary African-American artist Nina Chanel Abney. The exhibition, Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush, surveys the past decade of the artist’s work through approximately 30 mostly-large-scale narrative ... Read More »

Whimsical Jewelry at Katonah Museum of Art Expands the Boundaries of Body Ornamentation

Through January 27, Katonah Museum of Art (KMA) reinterprets the traditional boundaries of body ornamentation during its exhibition, Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century. Curated by the former curator of modern and contemporary design at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jane Adlin, the show features 50 provocative pieces by artists, jewelers, architects and designers, all of which defy typical expectations of personal adornment.

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellows Use Family as Subjects to Discuss African American Life

The Gordon Parks Foundation presents the work of the Foundation’s Fellows, Deana Lawson and Derrick Adams, in its American Family exhibition through January 25 in Pleasantville. Each artist’s personal approach to their familial subjects lends complexity to the definition of a broader subject at hand – a contemporary look at the daily lives of African Americans.