Wendel White. South Lynn Street School, Seymour, Indiana, 2007. In the series Schools For The Colored. “This meaningful effort features the architectural remains of structures once used as segregated schools for African Americans in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Wendel explains his focus on these states, “The project is a survey of the…
Helina Metaferia. The Empress returns, 2018. Collaged paper. More here, here, and here. Thanks to Anjuli Raza Kolb for the tip!
Michael Armitage. Pathos and The Twilight of the Idle. 2019. Oil on Lubugo bark cloth. More here and here.
Suzanne Jackson. The American Sampler, 1972. Part of “You’ve Come a Long Way Baby: The Sapphire Show” at Ortuzar Projects, NY. More here, here, and here.
Delita Martin. Rain Falls From The Lemon Tree. 2020 Acrylic, Charcoal, Decorative Papers, Hand Stitching More here and here.
Jean Shin. Fallen. Installation at Olana State Historic Site, New York. “… In the 19th century, hundreds of thousands of hemlocks were cut down for the tanning industry, which used the tannin in the tree’s bark for the commercial demands of leather-making. The devastating loss of these evergreen forests would have been visible from Olana’s…
Sughra Raza. Beech Bark Landscape. June, 2021. Digital photograph.
Helen Marden. Raja Ampat, 2018. Resin, acrylic, powered paint, and abalone shells on linen. More here and here.
Shada Safadi. Promises. 2014. Engraving on plexiglass. “That spirit could have flown without being seen by anyone. But the horror of what happened, and it’s struggling out of fear, made it leave an impact that demands of us, we the ones how are alive, to give promises. We forget the promises we give to our…
Sughra Raza. River Magic. May, 2021. Digital photograph.
Sughra Raza. Untitled, April 2021. Digital photograph.
Jorg Madlener. Elegy For Syria, 2020. More here and here. Thanks to Vicki Sharp for bringing this work to my attention.
ET Trigg. I Can’t Breathe, 2020. More here and here. Thanks ET!
Ekua Holmes. There’s No Place Like Home. More here and here.
Anderson Ambroise. Rubble Sculpture. More here and here.
Marlène Huissoud. A3 Drawings 8, 2020. More here, here, and here.
Sughra Raza. It’s Still Winter After All. March 2021. Digital photograph.
Sughra Raza. Crowing! Rwanda 2016. Digital photograph.
Pati Hill. A Swan: An Opera in Nine Chapters, 1978 (detail from chapter 5). More here, here, and here.
Toyin Ojih Odutola. Paris Apartment, 2016. Charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper. More here and here.