This major traveling exhibition (16 January–14 April 2019) created by the American Federation of Arts (AFA) in collaboration with The Studio Museum in Harlem features works by Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Isaac Julien, Wangechi Mutu, Chris Ofili and Howardena Pindell.
Black Refractions surveys close to a century of creative achievements by artists of African descent and is the first traveling exhibition in twenty-five years to reveal the breadth and expansive growth of the Studio Museum’s permanent collection. MoAD’s showing of the exhibition includes over sixty works by over fifty artists across all media dating from the 1920s to the present.
Njideka Akunyili Crosby takes part in a discussion with Lyle Ashton Harris and Leigh Raiford on 31 January 2019.
Image: Wangechi Mutu, Hide 'n' Seek, Kill or Speak, 2004
Paint, ink, collage, mixed media on mylar 48 x 42 in
The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum Purchase made possible by a gift from Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn 2004.13.3
© Wangechi Mutu, courtesy of the artist and American Federation of Arts