Gagosian Director Antwaun Sargent’s Stunning “Social Works” Exhibition

A group show with work by 12 Black artists who've contributed to social change in public and private spaces

Channeling an urgent conceptual power that parallels his last two books (The New Black Vanguard and Young, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists), while incorporating an immersive flair that art enthusiasts today have come to savor, author and critic Antwaun Sargent‘s debut exhibition at Gagosian, Social Works, delivers an engaging discourse on Black artists and the myriad spaces they influence. With community engagement as a …

Five Colorful, Emotional + Powerful Art Shows in Los Angeles

From group shows to debut solo exhibitions, some of the season's special art experiences

While many galleries have been open by appointment, Angelenos have been patiently waiting for the museums to reopen after a long pandemic hiatus. For many months The Made in LA: A Version Biennial has been installed at the Hammer Museum and Huntington Gardens and Library with only a few site-specific experiences available for public viewing, but now both museums have reopened. At LACMA‘s BCAM building, …

The Creative Collective NYC + Black History’s “BLK HST: Reclaiming Our Stories”

The Creative Collective NYC and Black History’s virtual exhibition BLK HST: Reclaiming Our Stories profiles dozens of influential Black individuals who achieved “firsts” throughout US history. From Matthew Alexander Henson, the first person to reach the North Pole; to Cheryle Browne Hollingsworth, the first Black contestant in the Miss America pageant; Doris S Davis, the first Black woman to govern a metropolitan city; and Deford …