Studio Visit: Cy Gavin

In 2015, nearly six years after the death of his father, Gavin went to Bermuda for the first time to explore the British Overseas Territory’s deep—if strangely obscured—relationship to the transatlantic slave trade.

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We Go as They: Artists in Residence 2016–17

The 2016–17 artists in residence Autumn Knight, Andy Robert, and Julia Phillips discuss what it means to make work in Harlem, how their practices have developed during their residencies and their plans for the future.

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Women Leading the Charge: A Discussion on Social Practice in Harlem

As The Studio Museum in Harlem enters the second year of inHarlem—a series of collaborative programs and public art initiatives exploring innovative ways to work in the neighborhood—I’m honored to convene five pioneering women of color that represent leadership at community partner organ

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inConversation inHarlem

inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd is the first in a series of artist projects that take our institution beyond its walls. Each of you has made a work that is public by its very nature, serving as a catalyst for shared experience within Harlem.

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Building Dispatch 9 Questions for David Adjaye

As The Studio Museum in Harlem moves forward with plans to build a new, state-of-the-art, custom facility—designed by Adjaye Associates with executive architects Cooper Robertson—Sir David Adjaye sat down with Studio to speak about his longstanding relationship with the Museum and what he finds most inspiring about the vibrant Harlem community.

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Member Spotlight: Jessica Traynor

Chanice Hughes-Greenberg: You originally joined Studio Museum as an IDNYC member. Can you tell me what made you interested the Museum?

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An Afternoon with Betty Grayson

Hands On workshops offer an opportunity for children, adults, and families to investigate how and why art is made. Art can at times feel inaccessible. Through this offering of inspirational materials and ideas, families and children of all ages can further digest the work on view in the Museum. We sat down with Betty Grayson, longtime attendee of Target Free Sundays, to find out what role art plays in her life.

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2016–17 Artists in Residence: Autumn Knight, Julia Phillips, and Andy Robert

A core component of The Studio Museum in Harlem's mission and history, the Artist-in-Residence program provides each artist with studio space, a stipend and the opportunity to exhibit at the end of the eleven-month residency.

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Questions with Artists: Tiffany Barber talks to Manuel Mathieu

“Repetition” and “recirculation” are words typically associated with mid-twentieth century representational practices.

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In Conversation with Kura Shomali

For Kura Shomali, an artist living and working in Kinshasa, Congo, L’art est une camisole et je ne sais comment la porte; une peur intérieure de ne pas pouvoir répondre aux peurs collectives. Seul l’art pourra l’apaiser.

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A Polyphony of Politically Engaged Art: Interview with Benjamin Barson

On Friday, June 22nd,  Katrina De Wees, Education Assistant at The Studio Museum in Harlem, sat down with Benjamin Barson, Production Manager at Ginny’s Supper Club Red Rooster Harlem, to discuss his most recent project, in collaboration with Arturo O’Farrill’s Grammy Award Winning A

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