Tag Archives: Kerry James Marshall

After the Bubble Bursts

Chicago EXPOses itself Google the phrase “too many art fairs,” and you’ll see a consensus is building about an impending “art fair bubble.” Dozens of recent articles contemplate the glut, not just in art magazines, but in publications like Forbes, Bloomberg, The Economist, and The New York Times. When Artnet News published “the Definitive Calendar of International Art Fairs for …

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Black Faces Matter: to Kerry James Marshall’s Art History

There can be no shying away from the lofty aspirations of Mastry, Kerry James Marshall’s aptly-titled retrospective now on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, through September 25. It then travels to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. To say that the show is epic merely describes the scale …

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