Winfred Rembert: 1945 – 2021
A Show With Its Host City, New Orleans, as the Protagonist.
Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce the exhibition "Two Versions of the Same Story" featuring the art of Willie Birch and photographer Tina Freeman, on view during Prospect 5, New Orleans.
ARTnet profiles Fort Gansevoort, interviewing husband-and-wife duo Adam Shopkorn and Carolyn Tate Angel.
'Sankofa' by Dawn Williams Boyd takes a Digital Road to the Met.
Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has acquired 'Sankofa' by Dawn Williams Boyd.
Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce that Kaylene Whiskey has been awarded the Melbourne Art Foundation 2022 Commission, in partnership with ACMI.
Fort Gansevoort is proud to announce that You have the Right to Remain Silent by Michelangelo Lovelace has been acquired by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce Dawn Williams Boyd's traveling exhibition entitled Woe, beginning at Lupin Foundation Gallery.
Through August 27, 2021 - November 18, 2021
Fort Gansevoort is proud to announce that Sankofa by Dawn Williams Boyd has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fort Gansevoort Announces U.S. Representation of Kaylene Whiskey, Vincent Namatjira, and Tiger Yaltangki from Iwantja Arts of South Australia.
Adam Shopkorn, co-founder of Fort Gansevoort today announced the gallery’s representation of The Estate of Winfred Rembert. Working in close collaboration with the artist’s family, Fort Gansevoort will present its first exhibition of Rembert’s work at its New York City space in September 2021.
Fort Gansevoort is proud to announce that Black Plight by Keith Duncan has been acquired by the Pérez Art Museum Miami
You have to play a role that isn’t really you. It’s like slavery. You have to meet all those demands and keep a sense of yourself as well.
His vibrant paintings of the urban Black experience, and his sketches of nursing home residents he cared for as an aide, drew increasing notice in his last years.
Fort Gansevoort is proud to announce that Actaeon 3 by Christopher Myers has been acquired by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Decades after nearly being lynched in rural Georgia, he began recreating vivid scenes from his life by carving figures into leather.
Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce that Randolphono Lamonier has won the PIPA Prize.
Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce that Anne Frank by Malcah Zeldis has been acquired by the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in South Hadley, MA
In the small, sun-scorched town of Cloncurry, Australia, the artist Gordon Hookey grew up very much aware of Madison Square Garden. “It was in the psyche of most Aboriginal people, because of boxing,” says Hookey, 59, who belongs to the Waanyi people.
Epic scenes of the kind featured in paintings of battles, coronations, and other major historical events are not the specialty of Nick Quijano, an artist based in Puerto Rico, with an online exhibition hosted by Fort Gansevoort devoted to work geared toward intimate scenes of everyday life around his home in Old San Juan.
In her work, artist Zoë Buckman uses lacy textiles and lingerie to make statements on femininity, race, and culture. Each piece, whether it’s an embroidered hip-hop lyric or an impression of her own body, contains a push-pull between the masculine and feminine, the hard and the soft, the chaotic and the still.
Curious and excited about the complex dynamics that contemporary living can involve, Nick Quijano wants to feel everything. He digs deep into his dense catalogue of memories, picking out the beauty in every aspect he recalls.
A concentration of Indigenous artists lit up New York galleries and museums this year. They included, along with Sky Hopinka at Bard, Edgar Heap of Birds (Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho) at Fort Gansevoort; Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit and Unangan) at Peter Blum; Jeffrey Gibson (Choctaw and Cherokee) at the Brooklyn Museum; and the Indigenous Canadian painter Kent Monkman (Cree) at the Met.
In each installment of The Artists, T highlights a recent or little-shown work by a Black artist, along with a few words from that artist putting the work in context. This week, we’re looking at a work by Dawn Williams Boyd, who began her four-decade career as a classically inspired portrait painter before swapping oils for fabric.
The vulnerable are vital across twenty-two drawings by Cleveland-based artist Michelangelo Lovelace, who has worked as a nursing-home aide for more than three decades while maintaining a dedicated studio practice.
When I was younger, my great aunt gave me a quilt of patchworked hearts and squares with shiny red threads and a plum-colored border. The quilt kept me warm at night; I would run my fingers across it as I counted sheep.
In her first American solo exhibition, Zoya Cherkassky’s commentary on her childhood in Ukraine is rich and complex.
Edgar Heap of Birds, whose Cheyenne name is Hock E Aye Vi, has been an important figure in contemporary American art, including Native American art, for some 40 years. “Standing Rock Awakens the World,” his stirring show at Fort Gansevoort, isn’t exactly the career survey we’ve been waiting for — that will require the resources of a major New York museum — but it gives a good sense of the span and variety of his work.
WINTER WARMER at Rockefeller Plaza (Feb. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.). Whatever the temperature is, youthful energy and high spirits should generate plenty of warmth at this free event on the plaza’s concourse level.
Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds recalls the grueling process of reaching up an enormous 56-inch-by-70-inch canvas two decades ago to create an emotive abstracted landscape Neuf painting.
In the next installment of the Art in Focus series at Rockefeller Center, bold patterns and colors meet striking self-presentation. Pittsburgh-based visual and performance artist Vanessa German has created site-specific pieces for the exhibition, entitled The Holiest Wilderness Is Freedom, which opens Wednesday, January 15.
Christopher Myers’s exhibition at Fort Gansevoort’s new satellite space opens with an image of nine human silhouettes on a banner that spans almost the entirety of the gallery’s storefront window.
Ten New York-based Artists To Receive $10,000 Unrestricted Grants Each and Celebrated at BRIC’s Annual Gala on November 7, 2019
Home Is a Foreign Place highlights recent acquisitions of modern and contemporary art from Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, alongside works by iconic modern American artists from The Met collection.
VANESSA GERMAN is a visual and performance artist based in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood. Homewood is the community that is the driving force behind German’s powerful performance work, and whose cast-off relics from the language of her copiously embellished sculptures.
“These are 70-year-old sails from Egypt,” Christopher Myers says, digging through a pile of fabrics in his Brooklyn studio. “As a material, they have so much to say.” Textiles and their backstories have become central to his art practice.
CAN SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER UNRAVEL THE AGE OF DISILLUSION WE FIND OURSELVES IN?
New York’s Fort Gansevoort Expands to Los Angeles
The New York–based gallery Fort Gansevoort, which established its first space in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan in 2015, will open a Los Angeles outpost on November 21.
This three-part series in collaboration with the New York State Bar Association EASL Section’s Diversity Committee and Fine Arts Committee will explore the world of activist art from artistic, legal, and social perspectives.
As she welcomes artnet News into her Brooklyn loft, 34-year-old artist Zoë Buckman is apologetic.
SATURDAY SCHOOL at Rockefeller Plaza (Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.). Don’t let the title intimidate your kids: This free event promises no homework and plenty of fun.
With so many gallery and exhibition openings this month, the fall art calendar can feel a little overwhelming. But there’s also great art to see while you’re out and about in public spaces that don’t require ticketing.
The only survey exhibition of its kind in Northern California, YBCA's signature triennial BAY AREA NOW returns in its eighth manifestation as a key component of YBCA's 25th anniversary season.
Art Production Fund & Fort Gansevoort are pleased to present the fifth iteration of Art Sundae in collaboration with contemporary artist CES and the students of the Waterside Children's Studio School
Zoya Cherkassky’s kaleidoscopically colored figurative paintings transport us back to the Soviet Union of the 1980s, when some citizens were trying on nascent freedoms while still living under communism.
The avant-garde is not usually associated with star turns, but it has often relied on them — Kate Valk’s performances in Wooster Group productions immediately come to mind, or Scott Shepherd’s in “Gatz,”Elevator Repair Service’s adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.”
A partir hoy, escucharás de alguien con piezas artísticas capaces de hacerte voltear, que se ven bien en tu instagram y que tienen mucho que decir.
”NOSTALGIA” WAS coined by joining two ancient Greek works that mean “returning home” and “pain”. We commonly use “nostalgic” today to dismiss art that seems overly wistful for an irretrievable past, too facile and corny to produce authentic joy or angst.
A prolific painter, printmaker, muralist, draftsman, and photographer whose career spanned more than half a century, Charles White’s artistic portrayals of black subjects, life, and history were extensive and far-reaching.
Christopher Myers: Nobody is My Name, is the artists first solo exhibition in Los Angeles and the opening exhibition of TMR’s 2019-2020 curatorial cycle Histories of a Vanishing Present, which examines a generation of artists for whom identity is not a given, but rather an ongoing and situationally specific process of negotiation.
On January 12th NYC children were invited to join artist and illustrator Joana Avillez for “Art Sundae” a free afternoon of drawing Rockefeller Center. Following the workshop, Joana incorporated her own drawing into the children's illustrations, creating a series of vignettes installed in the Fort Gansevoort Windows at 51 Gansevoort Street as a public art display.
As fair season begins in earnest with Frieze Los Angeles, five art-world insiders predict who’ll have a talked-about 2019
Since 1986, Louisiana has ranked in the top ten states nationwide for the highest incarceration rates. From 2005-2018, Louisiana ranked first in the nation and the world in holding people captive.[i]
Glittering in gold and platinum, the work of Sadie Barnette illuminates relics of a past deeply rooted in West Coast aesthetics and politics.
Blow Up," a human-scale dollhouse decorated by PIN-UP magazine's Felix Burrichter and Charlap Hyman & Herrero, is no small feat.
The Life Quilt, 2018, features the names of 107 women serving life sentences in 2017 in Louisiana and was produced by The Graduates. Full credits can be found at persister.info.
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
The Hilliard University Art Museum has announced its Creative Conversations programming series for the spring semester.
A 1975 Philip Glass Music In Twelve Parts performance in Paris is being released for the first time, this January on double vinyl via Transversales Disques.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts announces the 2018 YBCA 100 honorees, recognizing 100 people, organizations, and movements that are using their platforms to create change and move society forward.
Beth DeWoody has many places she calls home: Los Angeles, Palm Beach, the Hamptons, and her native New York. And all these places are home to her art collection, which now encompasses some 10,000 pieces.
The Whitney Museum got a taste of the hypebeast crowd on Friday afternoon.
Founded in 1970 by Berry Gordy of Motown Records, Black Forum served as a platform for political spoken word and music during a time of civil unrest.
Sam Stewart is an avid observer, and his work is influenced by the seemingly banal architectural forms he walks by in NYC everyday.
The initiative aims to provide children with opportunities to create and experience public art.
Saxophone greats Dickie Landry and Jon Smith, along with singer Duane Yates, will be inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Atchafalaya Club, part of Pat’s Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant, in Henderson.
SAN DIEGO — Corners make blue crosses that don’t line up, left just slightly off kilter in 18 feet of wheat-pasted wallpaper, which is “The Livingroom” (2017) made from the FBI file of Sadie Barnette’s father Rodney Barnette.
Emory Douglas: Bold Visual Language considers the legacy and diasporic impact of the visual artist Emory Douglas.
For Freedoms, the artist-led political organization founded by Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, has opened a headquarters at Fort Gansevoort in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
For Freedoms, the artist-run, non-partisan political engagement organization founded by Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, is coming to New York.
"By Design" brings together the work of three artists working across sculpture and video, who call attention to the ways in which aesthetic preference, contemporary design, and taste are inextricable from histories of oppression and methods of control.
Almost forty years after he started painting, in Cleveland, at the age of nineteen, Lovelace makes his impressive New York début with sixteen trenchant depictions of local life, from a P-Funk party and a political rally to an allegory of gun violence.
The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has announced the artists selected for its closely watched, more or less triennial survey of contemporary art in the region.
Artist Sam Stewart took over a commercial/residential space in the former meat packing district of NYC and filled it with art pieces and furniture he made for a fictional client, the Cryptid.
For more than 30 years, Michelangelo Lovelace has been making paintings that represent the world he inhabits as a black man living in low-income neighborhoods in Cleveland.
Art Production Fund & Fort Gansevoort are pleased to present our second iteration of Art Sundae: Cheryl Pope: I’ve Been Heard.
Toronto-based artist Scott McFarland doesn’t represent reality - he cultivates it.
There’s no formula for how to break into the art world as a young artist, but a few key career markers tend to hold true, like getting picked up by a tastemaking young dealer or getting tapped for a group show at an influential museum.
In Dear 1968,… artist Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from the file that the FBI amassed after her father joined the Black Panther Party in 1968.
The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present Reclamation! Pan-African Works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection that features over one hundred works from various media highlighting the global migration of peoples across the world.
Is it art? Is it design? Who cares? In Wild Thing, the latest AD PRO column, senior design writer Hannah Martin discusses a thing that makes her heart sing.
Artist-designer Sam Stewart's new show in a Meatpacking District apartment is overseen by a mysterious presence.
THE ARTIST-CUM-FURNITURE designer Sam Stewart’s best-known pieces may be the curvededged, mod-hued tables at the fashionable downtown Manhattan hangout Dimes, but he still draws upon the more traditional techniques of Appalachian woodworking that he first encountered in his native North Carolina.
The artist Deborah Roberts creates multimedia collages concerned with the challenges faced by black women and girls.
The Bay Area may is among the most closely watched art markets in the world right now, and expectations were running high as San Francisco’s fledgling art fair scene kicked into full swing this past weekend.
This exhibition is a tribute to artist Barkley L. Hendricks’ legacy and a celebration of new generations of figurative artists of color.
Visual artist and writer Elise Peterson creates magical compositions of Black icons inserted in the works of Henri Matisse and Pierre Boncompain, in her enigmatic digital collage series 'Black Folk'. Peterson pulls from pop culture and music history, like using Grace Jones' Island Life album cover (shot by Jean-Paul Goude in 1985) and placing Jones in Matisse's La Danse.
On the ground floor of Sadie Barnette’s solo exhibition, a group of five framed and enlarged COINTELPRO-era documents, sporadically misted with passages of black and hot-pink spray paint, reported that Rodney Ellis Barnette was observed wearing a postal uniform at a meeting of the Black Panther Party in Los Angeles on December 18, 1968.
Part Frankenstein’s monster, part golem of self-empowerment, each of the subjects in Deborah Roberts’s collages is depicted as a cubistic melange of mismatched features gleaned from cut-up magazine images.
The exhibition aims to articulate a particular form of realism in art that portrays and reveals evidence from complex social systems. The artworks featured explore the notion of evidence and its modes of representation
Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism.
Casey Fremont took over the leadership of Art Production Fund (APF) last year, where she’d previously worked as the Executive Director.
Art Production Fund and Fort Gansevoort host the inaugural Art Sundae program with Elise Peterson on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Art in the Parks.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Art in the Parks, which has seen over 2,000 public artworks installed over the last half-century, Central Park is hosting a day of free art activities.
Artadia is pleased to announce the Awardees for the 2017 San Francisco Artadia Awards: Sadie Barnette (James D. Phelan Awardee) and Carrie Hott.
The Studio Museum in Harlem announced the list of 19 artists to show this fall in “Fictions,” the fifth of the institution’s so-called “F-series” exhibitions of emerging artists.
On Tuesday in New York, the Art Production Fund and Fort Gansevoort gave new meaning to the phrase a sweet escape when they hosted a luncheon at Cecconi’s Dumbo to kick off Art Sundae—a new program that brings together a diverse group of children ages 5 to 15 for artist-led, interactive public art workshops at no entry cost.
CANNES, France — On Wednesday, I had an espresso with Robert Pattinson on a rooftop terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.
Nobody’s Darling features the work of Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts. Roberts has been engaging issues of beauty, race, and women’s bodies for the past twenty years.
In Dear 1968,… artist Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from the 500-page file that the FBI amassed after her father joined the Black Panther Party in 1968.
If the times are a’ changing—and they are, to the strains of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”—one rightly expects art to change with them. But should the same also be true of art fairs?
Summer in New York makes me languid—and not in the sexy, rooftop-party way.
Last July, Carolyn Angel and Adam Shopkorn turned a landmarked, 1840s-era meatpacking district townhouse into Fort Gansevoort, a multistory art gallery and incubator space.