'Women Painting Women' is a thematic exhibition featuring 46 female artists who choose women as subject matter in their works. This presentation includes approximately 50 evocative portraits that span the late 1960s to the present. International in scope, 'Women Painting Women' recognises female perspectives that have been underrepresented in the history of postwar figuration.
We are thrilled to share a selection of recent museum acquisitions.
Presenting a broad showcase of the most recent acquisitions at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 'New Arrivals' includes 'Head nods and handshakes', 2019 by Deborah Roberts.
Art Basel's 'OVR: Portals' curator Larry Ossei-Mensah joins African-American artist Deborah Roberts for an intimate Clubhouse conversation, focused on text and cultural discourse.
‘The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse’ investigates the visual and musical parallels that have shaped the contemporary landscape in the southern United States, with a focus on early 20th-century Black culture.
‘Rituals of Resilience’ is a group exhibition co-curated by musician Chaka Mkali (I Self Divine) and Curator and Head of Contemporary Art at The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gabriel Ritter. This unique audio-visual experience combines 28 works by Black visual artists from the United States, Africa, and the greater African Diaspora with music created for the exhibition by Mkali and multiple collaborators.
In celebration of Black History Month, Brooklyn Academy of Music presents ‘Let Freedom Ring Vol. 2’, the second edition of a digital billboard-based series exploring the meaning of freedom in 2021. Curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, the new installation of the public art project features artwork from Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Jordan Casteel, Kevin Claiborne, Lizania Cruz, Deborah Roberts, Amy Sherald, and Jasmine Wahi.
'I'm' at The Contemporary, Austin is the first institutional solo exhibition in Texas by Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts. To coincide with the exhibition, the artist has also created a new figurative mural on the exterior of the Jones Center building.
Artist Deborah Roberts joined Evelyn Hankins (Senior Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden) for an online discussion on power, identity, and challenging cultural myths and stereotypes. This virtual event is part of 'Talking to Our Time', the Hirshhorn’s online series of free artist talks featuring a diverse group of artists and collectives. The talk is also part of #HirshhornInsideOut, the Museum’s initiative to bring art into your home.
Pérez Art Museum hosted a panel discussion titled 'Black Diasporic Feminism, Intersectionality, and Solidarity in the Age of Protest' on Wednesday 2 December. The conversation took place in conjunction with the special exhibition 'Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection' and included three artists featured in the exhibition, Genevieve Gaignard, Naudline Pierre and Deborah Roberts.
Co-curated by Tom Stanley and Lia Newman, 'True Likeness' is an exhibition of contemporary portraits spanning video, photography, painting, collage, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. Artists included in the exhibition hail from across the USA and explore what it means to be American today.
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