Don’t Forget to Call Your Mother

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave New York, NY 10028, USA On view through September 15, 2024 At a time when photographs are primarily shared and saved digitally, many artists are returning to the physicality of snapshots in an album or pictures in an archive as a source of inspiration.

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The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave New York, NY 10028, USA On view from February 25–July 28, 2024 In February 2024, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present the groundbreaking exhibition The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism. Through some 160 works of painting, sculpture, photography, film, and ephemera, it will explore the comprehensive and far-reaching ways in which Black artists portrayed everyday modern life in the new Black cities that took shape in the 1920s–40s in New York City’s Harlem and nationwide in the early decades of the Great Migration when millions of African Americans began to move away from the segregated rural South.

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Montclair Art Museum Celebrates ‘Century: 100 Years of Black Art’

Montclair Art Museum 3 S Mountain Ave Montclair, NJ 07042, USA On view February 9–June 23, 2024 The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) announces the grand opening of its landmark exhibition, Century: 100 Years of Black Art at MAM. With over 70 works in various mediums by 59 ground breaking artists, Century is the largest and most comprehensive show of its kind at MAM, underscoring a longtime commitment since the 1940s to the curation and appreciation of artworks by Black artists.

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Dominic Chambers: Leave Room for the Wind

Lehmann Maupin Gallery 501 W 24th St New York, NY, 10011, USA On view through February 3, 2024 Chambers creates vibrant paintings that frequently portray scenes of leisure, joy, and quiet contemplation. In his newest body of work, Chambers continues his examination of the contemporary role of leisure—focusing on its relationship to nature—and explores how art can function as a mode for understanding, recontextualizing, or renegotiating one’s relationship to the world.

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Wicked Flesh & Rekoning with Slavery.

Jennifer L Morgan talks to Jessica Marie Johnson about Wicked Flesh on her forthcoming book, Reckoning with Slavery…

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