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#InTheStudio by ArtAboveReality w/ Solomon Adufah
#InTheStudio: The series offers an inside look into the studio practice of the visual artist. From fabricated materials and works in progress to exhibition preparation, viewers get a chance to understand and experience the process firsthand. Solomon Adufah is a multidisciplinary artist whose work navigates the complexities of identity... Read more
#InTheStudio by ArtAboveReality w/ Amy McCormac
#InTheStudio: The series offers an inside look into the studio practice of the visual artist. From fabricated materials and works in progress to exhibition preparation, viewers get a chance to understand and experience the process firsthand. Amy McCormac grew up in an artistic family in #Chicago. Her father was... Read more
#InTheStudio by ArtAboveReality w/ Greatjoy Njabulo Ndlovu
#InTheStudio: The series offers an inside look into the studio practice of the visual artist. From fabricated materials and works in progress to exhibition preparation, viewers get a chance to understand and experience the process firsthand. Greatjoy Njabulo Ndlovu is a fine artist based at August House Studios, Johannesburg.... Read more
What Are We Shining Light On? Hank Willis Thomas debuts “An All Colored Cast” at Kayne Griffin Corcoran in Los Angeles
Gallery View of “An All Colored Cast” by Hank Willis Thomas. Photo by Badir McCleary. Nestled in a small gated space on La Brea, Kayne Griffin Corcoran presents itself as more of a Hollywood garden party than a contemporary art gallery. You almost have to be “in the know”... Read more
Metropolis: A Snapshot of Art Making in Los Angeles curated by Badir McCleary
ArtAboveReality is pleased to present “Metropolis: A Snapshot of Art Making in Los Angeles” is set to open at Bruce Lurie Gallery on November 16th, 2019 featuring a collection of new works by eighteen Los Angeles based contemporary artists across multiple practices. This exhibition is curated by Badir McCleary... Read more
Stories of Preservation and Progress As A Healing Mechanism at The Garifuna International Film Festival
Stories. Told and remembered but also forgotten and discarded. How are we holding onto our traditions? At the Garifuna International Film Festival, the mission is to preserve these traditions while elevating the voices of the creators – and their visual accounts of culture. Embarking on Venice, CA on Memorial... Read more
Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983, A Research and Review Essay
With the rise of attention in works by women, artists of color and the LGBT community, museums have seemed to pivot in a new direction – prioritizing inclusiveness – in an attempt to “correct” the underrepresentation of such artists in its programming. “Soul of a Nation: Art in the... Read more
Frieze Art Fair makes it’s Los Angeles debut with exciting projects alongside fair programming at Paramount Studios
Frieze is finally here! Located at the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood, the first edition of the Frieze Art Fair encompassed a full-on art gallery fair experience alongside the exterior New York backlot, which featured projects of selected artists from galleries participating in the fair programming. I was really... Read more
“Configuration” at 2018 Scope International Art Fair Miami Beach December 4th – December 9th, 2018
ArtAboveReality is pleased to present “Configuration”, a group exhibition highlighting works that delve into the human figure, form and the arrangement of media in their respective practices. With the human figure being a major subject throughout art history, these artists reinterpret elements of past works into contemporary currency. Sourcing... Read more
Relational Chemistry: A Introspective of Urban Experience
“Relational Chemistry” is set to open at Ivben Studios on October 16th, 2018 featuring a collection of works by Philadelphia based contemporary artist across multiple practices. ArtAboveReality is pleased to present “Relational Chemistry: An Introspective of Urban Experience”, a group survey highlighting nineteen contemporary artists in the city of... Read more