Montreal’s Momenta focuses on fact and illusion in photography

By Robert Everett-Green Courtesy of The Globe and Mail Photography in its projected form is a prime public art in Montreal, and often a monumental one. It is less clear how devoted the city is to photography as an interior gallery art. “While photographs may not lie, liars may photograph.” Lewis Hine’s comment from the depth of […]

The Notion of Family at Silver Eye Center for Photography

Silver Eye presents a selection of LaToya Ruby Frazier’s seminal series The Notion of Family at it’s new Penn Avenue gallery. Frazier’s images explore the painful effects of decades of industrial decline, poverty, and systemic racism in her hometown of Braddock, PA. A working class town situated on the bank of the Monongahela River, Braddock’s […]

On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford

Silver Eye Center for Photography presents LaToya Ruby Frazier’s On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford at the August Wilson Center’s BNY Mellon Gallery. On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford is a collaborative exhibition that explores the work and life of artist Sandra Gould Ford, whom Frazier first met in 2015 […]

’20/20′ at the Carnegie: A passionate family gathering of African American art

During two recent trips to “20/​20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art,” I noticed only a relatively small number of black folks exploring the gallery spaces devoted to one of the most exciting art exhibitions Pittsburgh has hosted in years. There are historic reasons for this, I suppose. Once upon a […]

And From The Coaltips A Tree Will Rise

New catalogue of work by LaToya Ruby Frazier. A 2016 residency at MAC’s Grand-Hornu (Museum of Contemporary Arts) allowed LaToya to pursue work on a post-industrial society in Belgium. Her focus was the Borinage, a mining region whose intense activity in the 19th century was diminished by a series of crises that led to the […]

20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and CMOA

Experience a dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. Founded in 1968, The Studio Museum in Harlem is internationally known for its catalytic role in championing the works of artists of African descent. In a unique institutional collaboration, CMOA [Carnegie Museum of Art] and the Studio Museum present a group exhibition with works by 40 artists, 20 […]

Carnegie Magazine: Art’s 20/20 Lens

A unique collaboration between Carnegie Museum of Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem combines works of the past and present to give voice to shifting, contemporary realities. by Elizabeth Hoover Eric Crosby, Carnegie Museum of Art’s Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, sees in the painting “the desire to reach out for […]

Creative Time’s Political ‘Pledges of Allegiance’

LaToya Ruby Frazier and Nari Ward Among 16 Artists Participating in Creative Time’s Political ‘Pledges of Allegiance’ by Victoria Valentine Flags have proven to be a powerful medium in contemporary art, from David Hammons’s “African American Flag” (1990), which sold at Phillips auction for more than $2 million, to Dread Scott’s “A Man Was Lynched […]

Ebony: Most Powerful Women Of All Time

“With her camera, Frazier has captured the years-long effects of racism and economic erosion in small towns, such as her native Braddock, Penn. Frazier, a MacArthur genius, has an all-seeing eye that informed her award-winning 2014 debut, The Notion of Family.”

Solo exhibition at Silver Eye and August Wilson Center

Silver Eye Center for Photography presents a two part solo exhibition by LaToya Ruby Frazier held at Silver Eye’s Penn Avenue gallery and at the August Wilson Center’s main galleries. Frazier will exhibit a large selection of works, which offer an incisive exploration of the legacy of racism and economic decline in America’s small towns, as embodied […]

Art Basel

Unlimited: Presenting 76 premier works This year’s edition of Unlimited will consist of 76 large-scale projects, presented by galleries participating in the fair. Curated for the sixth consecutive year by Gianni Jetzer, the sector will feature a wide range of presentations, from historically significant pieces to the latest contemporary works. Renowned as well as emerging […]

LaToya awarded honorary degree from Pratt Institute

On Wednesday, May 17, Pratt Institute degree candidates will gather in their caps and gowns at Radio City Music Hall in the heart of Manhattan, where Pratt Institute’s 128th Commencement will be held. The Institute will celebrate the achievements of more than 1,000 graduating students at the iconic venue and confer their degrees during the ceremony, […]