by Valerie Gladstone onMarch 6, 2011
The multimedia artist talks to The Root about "outsiderness," how artists are disturbers of the peace and his midcareer retrospective at the Whitney Museum.
March 4, 2011
Since the late 1980s, the Bronx, N.Y.-born conceptual artist has explored the limits of race, gender and sexuality in his "text paintings." The Obamas have one of his paintings, Black Like Me #2, hanging in the White House, and now the Whitney Museum of Art is staging a midcareer retrospective of his work. Here's a sampling of just a few of his most provocative works.
by Valerie Gladstone onAugust 5, 2010
Find out which artists the Obamas chose for the nation's most prestigious art collection.
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