Ali Van ’08 Opens New Exhibition

On Thursday, February 23rd Weather Trust / Between Stars: Offer Balancing Scenarios by Ali Van ’08 will open at the Thomas Erben Gallery in New York City. The opening reception will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. Van‘s work will remain on display until March 18th, 2017. The gallery explains how the exhibition involves visitors, “At the center of the show is an installation …

Yale World Fellow Saleh Barakat’s Gallery at Art Dubai

Saleh Barakat, a Yale World Fellow, will have his gallery featured at this year’s Art Dubai. Barakat founded the Agial Art Gallery in Beirut in 1990. The Art Dubai website‘s description calls the Agial Gallery “one of the leading destinations for modern and contemporary art from Lebanon and the Arab world. As a pioneering platform, Agial is showcasing a broad …

Dawoud Bey ’93MFA Exhibition at AAMP

Dawoud Bey ’93MFA currently has an exhibition called Dawoud Bey: Harlem, U.S.A at the African American Museum of Philadelphia (AAMP). Raised in Queens, Bey was inspired to create this collection by his family’s roots in Harlem. According to the museum’s website, “All these photographs are sensitively composed and radiate an emphasis on the calm and dignity that would become hallmarks of …

Abelardo Morell ’81MFA Featured on CBS Sunday Morning News

On Sunday, January 22nd, Abelardo Morell ’81MFA was featured on the CBS Sunday Morning News. According to his website, Morell was born in Cuba and immigrated to the United States in 1962 with his family. His photography has been displayed in museums across the nation. The segment examines Morell’s technique of “camera obscura” which was frequently used during the Renaissance. In the interview …

Kehinde Wiley ’01MFA Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art

Kehinde Wiley ’01MFA will have his exhibition, A New Republic, displayed at the Toledo Museum of Art this spring. According to the museum, the hallmarks of the exhibition include Wiley’s “signature portraits of everyday men and women riff on paintings by Old Masters, replacing European aristocrats in those paintings with contemporary black subjects and drawing attention to the absence of …