Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold News: What the New MoMA Misunderstands About Pablo Picasso and Faith Ringgold, October 18, 2019 - Frieze, Jack McGrath

What the New MoMA Misunderstands About Pablo Picasso and Faith Ringgold

October 18, 2019 - Frieze, Jack McGrath

Whether pairing the two inspires consternation or praise depends largely on how we conceive of the purpose of the Museum itself

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Faith Ringgold News: Budge up, great white males! MoMA goes global with an explosive $450m rehang, October 16, 2019 - The Guardian, Charlotte Higgins

Budge up, great white males! MoMA goes global with an explosive $450m rehang

October 16, 2019 - The Guardian, Charlotte Higgins

It has the world’s finest modern art collection. But now the revered museum is rebalancing its walls – massively boosting work by women and artists of colour

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Faith Ringgold News: The Exuberance of MOMA’s Expansion, October 14, 2019 - The New Yorker, Peter Schjeldahl

The Exuberance of MOMA’s Expansion

October 14, 2019 - The New Yorker, Peter Schjeldahl

The museum’s unparalleled collection spreads out in an enlarged space with updated stories to tell.

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MoMA Reboots With 'Modernism Plus'

October 10, 2019 - Holland Cotter

When the Museum of Modern Art reopens on Oct. 21 after a $450-million, 47,000-square-foot expansion, it will finally, if still cautiously, reveal itself to be a living, breathing 21st-century institution, rather than the monument to an obsolete history — white, male, and nationalist — that it has become over the years since its founding in 1929.

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Faith Ringgold News: New York's Iconic Museum of Modern Art Reveals Its $450 Million Makeover, October 10, 2019 - Architectural Digest, Nick Mafi

New York's Iconic Museum of Modern Art Reveals Its $450 Million Makeover

October 10, 2019 - Architectural Digest, Nick Mafi

Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler, the renovated space includes an additional 165,000 square feet of gallery space, while making the artwork more accessible to the public.

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Faith Ringgold News: Speaking Terms: Faith Ringgold’s Decades-Long Artistic Legacy Finds Power in London, September  6, 2019 - ARTNews, Rianna Jade Parker

Speaking Terms: Faith Ringgold’s Decades-Long Artistic Legacy Finds Power in London

September 6, 2019 - ARTNews, Rianna Jade Parker

In 1990, Verso Press republished Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman—a now-notorious critique of the 1960s-era Black Power Movement by Michele Wallace, a feminist writer and also the daughter of artist Faith Ringgold—with a new introduction in which the author reflected on lessons learned in the years after her book’s original publication in 1978. “It is my conviction that the only way to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past is to openly discuss them,” Wallace wrote. “Whether in nations, families, or individuals, the practice of being on speaking terms with your past lives is the only thing that makes it possible to trust yourself or anyone else. … The thing that still remained to be worked out was my relationship to my family as a writer and as a woman.”

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Faith Ringgold News: Six Works From Glenstone Are Going on Display at the Reach, September  5, 2019 - Washingtonian, Nathan Diller

Six Works From Glenstone Are Going on Display at the Reach

September 5, 2019 - Washingtonian, Nathan Diller

From one great American institution to another, six works from Glenstone are taking a trip along the Potomac to be displayed at the Reach, the Kennedy Center’s new expansion, which opens to the public this weekend. Starting on September 7th, the works, ranging from aluminum paintings to mixed media on wood, will be on view alongside four other permanent pieces.

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Faith Ringgold News: A Portrait of Faith Ringgold Painted by Alice Neel is Jordan Casteel’s Favorite Artwork, August 27, 2019 - Culture Type, Victoria L. Valentine

A Portrait of Faith Ringgold Painted by Alice Neel is Jordan Casteel’s Favorite Artwork

August 27, 2019 - Culture Type, Victoria L. Valentine

WORKS BY MORE THAN 60 ARTISTS, including Faith Ringgold, are featured in “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.” Nearly all the artists are black, except Virginia Jaramillo, Andy Warhol (1928-1987), and Alice Neel (1900-1984), who contributed a portrait of Ringgold to the landmark exhibition.

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Faith Ringgold News: The Hirshhorn Museum Asked Artists About Their Influences. Amy Sherald Chose Deborah Roberts, Jordan Casteel Selected Faith Ringgold, August 25, 2019 - Culture Type, Victoria L. Valentine

The Hirshhorn Museum Asked Artists About Their Influences. Amy Sherald Chose Deborah Roberts, Jordan Casteel Selected Faith Ringgold

August 25, 2019 - Culture Type, Victoria L. Valentine

FOR ITS FIFTH ANNUAL GALA in New York, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is paying tribute to 42 artists, an “intergenerational vanguard” including Jordan Casteel, Faith Ringgold, Amy Sherald, Deborah Roberts, and David Hartt.

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Faith Ringgold’s Painted and Sewn Survey of United States History

August 5, 2019 - Hyperallergic, Naomi Polonsky

At London’s Serpentine Gallery, Faith Ringgold tells stories of race and self-discovery which have too often gone untold.

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