DeShawn Dumas



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LaToya Ruby Frazier (American, b. 1982). Grandma Ruby and U.P.M.C. Braddock Hospital on Braddock Avenue, 2007. Gelatin silver photograph, 20 x 24 inches. Courtesy of the artist. © LaToya Ruby Frazier.

LaToya Ruby Frazier at the Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Occupying a space where politics, poetry and autobiography share equal weight. On view through August 11


Kris Scheifele, Hate Fade, 2012. Acrylic and acetate, 16 x 12 x 1-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Janet Kurnatowski Gallery and the artist

Box Cutter Sensuality: The Peeled-Off Paintings of Kris Scheifele

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Fade is at Janet Kurnatowski through October 7


Xaviera Simmons, Untitled (Pink), 2008 © Xaviera Simmons, Courtesy of the Artist and Yancey Richardson Gallery

Arousing Desire in Post Black America: Mickalene Thomas’s Tête-à-Tête

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Provocative  show was at Yancey Richardson this summer


Hugo McCloud, Judith, 2012. Patina, mixed media on copper sheet, 77 x 93 inches. Courtesy of Meulensteen Gallery.

A Curation of Curators: Young Curators, New Ideas at Meulensteen

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

A  multifarious show equates curatorial choice with artistic production