“Hip-Hop: Conscious, Unconscious” at NYC’s Fotografiska

In collaboration with Mass Appeal, the photography museum celebrates the worldwide cultural phenomenon

On now at NYC’s Fotografiska, Hip-Hop: Conscious, Unconscious comprises photography, video and artifacts from the early days of a Bronx-born subculture that came to influence the world. Co-curated by Sacha Jenkins (filmmaker, writer and Mass Appeal‘s chief creative officer) and Sally Berman (visual director at Hearst, formerly at Mass Appeal and XXL), the show features work by Lisa Leone, Jamel Shabazz, Janette Beckman, Angela Boatwright, …

Good Black Art and TRNK Present The Group Exhibition “MOLDED”

Running through 28 February at design studio TRNK’s Tribeca showroom (at 18 Jay Street), the thoughtfully curated group exhibition MOLDED celebrates the contributions of Black artists and designers, explores materiality and bridges the worlds of art and design. Curated by Phillip Collins, who founded the platform Good Black Art, in collaboration with Tariq Dixon, founder of TRNK, the exhibit includes the work of four emerging …

Interview: Artist Glen Baldridge on the Process Behind His Wondrous Paintings

"Wigwag," the painter's colorful new show, is on now at NYC's Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery

Inside painter Glen Baldridge‘s ninth show at NYC’s Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Wigwag (on now through 11 February), mesmerizing works—featuring psychedelic creatures with piercing eyes, abstract woodland branches and kaleidoscopic acorns—possess a magnetism that must be experienced firsthand. Baldridge developed a laborious technique to execute these vibrant gouache-on-paper paintings, where the artist soaks the paper before saturating a brush with multiple colors at different densities so …