Group Exhibit “Set It Off” Boldly Challenges History, Identity and Artistic Mediums

Six international women artists congregate in the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum

The phrase “set it off” has two interpretations: to do something intensely in a major way or to interrupt and alter the status quo. In the Hamptons, the Parrish Art Museum‘s group exhibit of the same name realizes this idiom’s definition to its fullest extent. Put together by curator Racquel Chevremont and beloved artist Mickalene Thomas, collectively known as Deux Femmes Noires, Set It Off features …

Latinx Project’s “Building Radical Soil” Explores Sustainability in Collective Art

At NYU’s Latinx Project, Building Radical Soil is a group exhibition (on view now until 5 May) by nine artists who meditate on conservation methods throughout the Latin, African and Asian diaspora. Whether focusing on traditional or contemporary approaches to sustainability, the artists highlight how collective art-making acts as resistance against colonialism-induced climate change. Lina Puerta’s “Broccoli Crop Workers” is a tapestry that depicts figures representing …

Food, Art and Identity in Hashimoto Contemporary’s “Potluck” Group Show

Featuring 70+ artworks, an appetizing exhibition in LA

Curator Dasha Matsuura brings work by 32 artists to LA’s Hashimoto Contemporary for Potluck, on view now through 5 March. The gallery (which has locations in San Francisco and NYC) opened on La Cienega in September 2021, and Matsuura felt it was important to plan a major group show in their first year to foster conversation and community. The theme for Potluck—art and food—feels at …