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Sanlé Sory at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Studio photographs by Sanlé Sory are on view in Shape of Light: Defining Photographs from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, from September 20 - December 15, 2019. As the Center’s first exhibition dedicated to its photographic collection, Shape of Light celebrates the diverse history, innovation, and medium of the photographic works in the show. For more information, please visit the Loeb Art Center website.

Markus Brunetti at the Jewish Museum

Bucuresti, Templul Coral, from Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series is on view in Scenes from the Collection, an ongoing exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York, NY. The rotating exhibition highlights new acquisitions alongside selections from the Museum’s vast collection, from antiquities to contemporary works. Other featured artists include Nicole Eisenman, Eva Hesse, Deborah Kass and Kehinde Wiley. For more information, please visit the Jewish Museum website.

Alison Rossiter at the George Eastman Museum

Work by Alison Rossiter will be on view in Voyages & Discoveries at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY, from October 19, 2019 to January 5, 2020. The show places paintings and an musical playlist by artist duo Anderson & Low in conversation with selections from the museum’s existing collection. For more information, please visit the George Eastman Museum website.

Sanlé Sory at Maison Européenne de la Photographie

Portrait photographs by Sanlé Sory are featured in Studio Africain at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) in Paris, France, from September 11 – November 17, 2019. Studio Africain explores the practice of four West African photographers whose work established the identity of African communities in a post-colonial, independent era. Other featured artists include Seydou Keïta, Abdourahmane Sakaly, and Malick Sidibé. For more information, please visit the MEP website [French].

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental Live at Ford Theaters

Hassan Hajjaj presented a live performance installation, My Rock Stars Experimental - Live, at the Ford Theaters in Los Angeles, on October 11, 2019. Six musicians performed Hajjaj’s My Rocks Stars series live on stage, in front of a backdrop of textiles designed by Hajjaj and manufactured by local Moroccan artisans. The international roster of performers included Afrikan Boy, Bumi, Simo Lagnawi the Gnawa Berber, and Marques Toliver, reflecting the combination of London hip-hop, reggae, and North African heritage that influences Hajjaj’s broader artistic practice. For more information, please visit the Ford Theaters website.

Kyle Meyer at Sheldon Museum of Art

Works from Kyle Meyer’s Interwoven series are on view in Intersecting Identities, at the Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, from August 9 - December 31, 2019. Drawn from the Sheldon collection, the works in the exhibition create a dialogue about the intersectionality of race with other facets of identity including ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and social class. Other featured artists include Lalla Essaydi, Roger Shimomura and Yinka Shonibare. For more information, please visit the Sheldon Museum website.

Matthew Brandt at the Rencontres d’Arles 2019

Works by Matthew Brandt were included in On Earth: Imaging, Technology and the Natural World at the Rencontres d’Arles photography festival in Arles, France, from July 1 - September 22, 2019. The exhibition featured a variety of photographic forms, from in-game photography to digital installation, asking the viewer how photography enables us to observe the world and our existence in it, and proposing alternative ways of engaging with the environment. Other featured artists included Thomas Albdorf, Melanie Bonajo, Lucas Foglia, Noémie Goudal, Adam Jeppesen, and Maya Watanabe. For more information, please visit the Rencontres website.

Kyle Meyer at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

A photo-weaving by Kyle Meyer was featured in A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection from March 6 - September 15, 2019 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. The exhibition traced the history of photography from its invention to the present day, showcasing important works from the museum’s collection with a focus on images featuring LGBTQ subjects and photographers. Other featured artists include Diane Arbus, Catherine Opie, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Duane Michals. For more information, please visit the MFA website.

'African Spirits' Reviewed in ARTFORUM

Artforum featured African Spirits as a Critics’ Pick, with Joseph Akel examining a “sense of constructing and celebrating identity” and “sartorial flair" at the heart of many included portraits . To read the full article: Artforum.

Pieter Hugo, Myoung Ho Lee and Alison Rossiter at J. Paul Getty Museum

Photographic works by Pieter Hugo, Myoung Ho Lee and Alison Rossiter will be on view in Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs, at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, from December 17, 2019 - March 8, 2020. Commemorating the 35th anniversary of the photography collection, Unseen creates a dialog between its ‘hidden treasures’, none of which have been exhibited at the Getty before. For more information, please visit the Getty Museum website.

Angela Dufresne at The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Paintings by Angela Dufresne was on view in Just My Type: Angela Dufresne at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz, NY, from February 9 – July 14, 2019. Curated by Melissa Ragona and Anastasia James, the exhibition showcased intimate portraits of the artist’s friends, family, and community, painted from life. For more information, please visit the Dorsky Museum website.