Devan Shimoyama

Devan Shimoyama Talks with Omar Chahoud for Untitled Art Podcast

Shimoyama will be featured on the Untitled Podcast where he will discuss his new series, The Tarot, with Artistic Director and Curator of Untitled Art Omar López Chahoud.

Posted 5 months ago | 1 min read
Devan Shimoyama, Self-Portrait as Mystique, 2022 (Detail)

Devan Shimoyama

Financial Times: Meet the Art World’s Glitterati

Devan Shimoyama is featured in a story in the Financial Times about artists who use glitter to astonishing effect in their practice.

Posted 6 months ago | 1 min read
Installation view of Devan Shimoyama's, The Grove, at Art Basel Miami Beach.

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Devan Shimoyama in the New York Times

Devan Shimoyama’s installation The Grove, at the Meridians section of Art Basel Miami Beach is featured in The New York Times.

Posted 6 months ago | 1 min read

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FRONT International: “Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows”

Art Critic Paul Laster reviews the FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art featuring the work of Devan Shimoyama.

Posted 8 months ago | 4 min read

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Devan Shimoyama in the New York Times

Artist Devan Shimoyama is among a group of young, black, queer artists showcased in T: The New York Times Style Magazine in a feature by journalist Emil Wilbekin with photographs and video by Shikeith.

Posted 9 months ago | 6 min read

Press | Devan Shimoyama

Artnet Lists “Garmenting” Show (Featuring Work by Devan Shimoyama) as Dazzling New Exhibition

“Garmenting,” which runs through August 14, 2022 at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, is an international group exhibition that explores costume…

Posted 11 months ago | 1 min read
Devan Shimoyama's works in Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art

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Devan Shimoyama on the Life and Death of the Object

In this excerpt of his talk at MoAD, Shimoyama discusses the show’s theme, the still life, in the context of his practice.

Posted 1 year ago | 2 min read
Devan Shimoyama Garmenting Hero Image

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Rizzoli Hosts Discussion Featuring Devan Shimoyama

Rizzoli hosted a book launch for Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art, an exhibition at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design.

Posted 1 year ago | 1 min read
Installation view of "Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art" at Museum of Arts and Design featuring Devan Shimoyama's February II.

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Devan Shimoyama Featured in Wall Street Journal Review of ‘Garmenting’ Show

WSJ takes a closer look at ‘Garmenting: Costume As Contemporary Art,’ the first global survey exhibition dedicated to the use of clothing as a medium of visual art.

Posted 1 year ago | 2 min read
Devan Shimoyama Garmenting February II, 2019

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Upcoming ‘Garmenting’ Exhibition at MAD Featured in WWD

In the upcoming global survey at MAD, 35 artists take the concept of dress as a critical tool to address aspects of subjectivity including gender, class, race, and ethnicity.

Posted 1 year ago | 2 min read
Devan Shimoyama, Dizzy Spell

Devan Shimoyama

Brooklyn Museum Acquires Devan Shimoyama Print for Permanent Collection

Baltimore-based artist Devan Shimoyama’s limited-edition print release, Dizzy Spell (2021), has been acquired by the Brooklyn Museum. All editions in this series have been sold…

Posted 1 year ago | 1 min read
FUTURES installation view, Devan Shimoyama's The Grove, Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building, Courtesy Albert Ting..jpg

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Devan Shimoyama’s Smithsonian Commission, Now On View, Invites Viewers to Breathe and Heal

Shimoyama’s Swarovski crystal-encrusted installation, The Grove, invites viewers to enter a meditative forest-like space to forgive, breathe, pause, and heal.

Posted 1 year ago | 1 min read
Scantland Collection at Columbus Museum of Art

Gallery News | Devan Shimoyama

Columbus Museum of Art Unveils Scantland Collection Featuring Work by Devan Shimoyama

The exhibition, Present Generations, is a showcase of the first wave of promised gifts to the museum and includes works by 26 artists representing a broad swath of contemporary art practice.

Posted 2 years ago | 2 min read

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Works for the Now, by Queer Artists of Color

Pride Month may have come to a close, but the wide-ranging pieces shown here have staying power. … By Devan Shimoyama, 30, based in Pittsburgh…

Posted 3 years ago | 1 min read

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Devan Shimoyama’s Dazzling Paintings Reimagine Black Masculinity

Devan Shimoyama constructs worlds of mythology and fantasy that refuse to accept the monolithic narratives of Black trauma and despair. His shimmering and multi-layered characters…

Posted 3 years ago | 4 min read

Devan Shimoyama

New Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Profiles Revolutionary African American Men

A new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian presents the narrative of a nation through the profiles of significant African American men who are icons in…

Posted 4 years ago | 2 min read

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Devan Shimoyama featured in ‘After & Because Of’ at IU’s Herron School of Art + Design

The Galleries at Herron School of Art and Design will kick off another summer season Wednesday, June 5, with two group exhibitions – "The Alchemy...

Posted 4 years ago | 1 min read

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The New York Review of Books | Devan Shimoyama’s Vision of a Dazzling Black Future | by Antwaun Sargent

Devan Shimoyama, Midnight Rumination, 2019   A reading list for black futurity—what might it contain? The paintings in Devan Shimoyama’s “Shh…,” a small recent show…

Posted 4 years ago | 8 min read

Devan Shimoyama | Artist Devan Shimoyama Takes on Race and Sexuality With Glitter and Rhinestones

Philadelphia Native Shimoyama is now based in Pittsburgh, where he teaches at Carnegie Mellon University. A Yale M.F.A. graduate, his paintings borrow materials from drag culture—glitter,…

Posted 4 years ago | 3 min read

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5 Outstanding Discoveries at Miami Art Week’s Satellite Fairs | Devan Shimoyama

When you’ve gotten your fill of blue chip contemporary art and seven-figure masterpieces from the mother of all fairs—Art Basel Miami Beach—there are plenty of…

Posted 4 years ago | 7 min read

Devan Shimoyama | General

NY Times | Seven Artists on the Warhol Influence | Devan Shimoyama

WARHOL’S LEGACY Seven Artists on the Warhol Influence How the Pop master’s experimentation helped them find their own voice. Three decades after Andy Warhol’s death,…

Posted 5 years ago | 14 min read

Devan Shimoyama

NY Times | A Good Year for Younger Artists, Immigrant Citizens and Outrage

Photo: “Snake Baby” (2016), by Devan Shimoyama, whose solo show at the Andy Warhol Museum opens on Oct. 13. In 2018, the United States stands with…

Posted 5 years ago | 6 min read

Devan Shimoyama

Devan Shimoyama’s solo exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum opens this Fall

Devan Shimoyama: Cry, Baby will mark the first museum solo exhibition of Devan Shimoyama, Philadelphia-born painter and professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Spanning his burgeoning career,…

Posted 5 years ago | 2 min read
Devan Shimoyama work from his barbershop series

Devan Shimoyama

NY Times | From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year

Devan Shimoyama’s painting “Shape Up and a Trim” (2017) is on view at the Studio Museum in Harlem’s survey of work by emerging artists. Credit De Buck…

Posted 5 years ago | 5 min read

Devan Shimoyama | General

NBC News | Gay artist reimagines the ‘hyper-masculine’ black barbershop

As a young, black kid growing up in a predominately white neighborhood in Philadelphia, Devan Shimoyama first remembers hearing the term “sweet” being used in...

Posted 6 years ago | 5 min read

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Devan Shimoyama’s current exhibition makes the top of the list for Artnet’s unmissable shows this month.  

 2. “Devan Shimoyama: Sweet” at De Buck Gallery Devan Shimoyama’s self-portraiture is a joyous representation of the black queer male body. In his first show at De...

Posted 6 years ago | 1 min read
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