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Denver Art Museum to host first major exhibition from American Indian artist Jeffrey Gibson

May 17, 2017 Jeffrey Gibson, known in the art world as one of the most exciting American Indian contemporary artists, will hold his first major exhibition at the Denver Art Museum May 13-Aug. 12, 2018. “Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer,” will feature about 65 objects comprising large and mid-sized figurative works, text-based wall hangings, “a significant selection of his [...]

Vogue Italia | Biennale di Venezia 2017: Sislej Xhafa, our interview

May 12, 2017 An interview with Sislej Xhafa to explain the creative prism through which his artist eye sees art Sislej Xhafa, well known conceptual, contemporary artist is being shown this year at the Venice Biennale with a powerful exhibition representing his interpretation of the devastation and suffering brought to his country in the Kosovo War. He is [...]

Vouge Italia | Venice Biennale 2017: interview with Gal Weinstein

May 11, 2017 Gal Weinstein expounds on his developing vision in an exclusive interview Acclaimed artist Gal Weinstein, known for works that critically address Israeli politics, represents Israel at 2017 Venice Biennale with an exhibition titled Sun Stand Still. The immense site-specific work was designed by the architect Zev Rechter in the spirit of the Bauhaus, inaugurated at [...]

Whitehot Magazine | Mark Bloch on Shozo Shimamoto at De Buck Gallery

April 4, 2017 Shimamoto performance, Capri, Italy at Certosa di San Giacomo, May 9, 2008 MARK BLOCH, MAR. 2017 Do Something Interesting, See Something Odd dove into the revolutionary career trajectory of the important Japanese Gutai artist Shozo Shimamoto who died in 2013 at 85. Several striking paintings that hearken back to earlier Gutai works and a colorful, [...]

Joseph Cohen Receives the FY17 Individual Artist Grant

March 22, 2017 De Buck Gallery is excited to announce artist Joseph Cohen’s grant award from the Houston Arts Alliance. Known as the largest grant for individual artists in Texas, Cohen aims to utilize this opportunity to create work that will help bridge the world of art and science together. Cohen will address the existing role and various [...]

Rashaad Newsome prints at Art on Paper fair 2017

March 1, 2017 During this year’s edition of the Art on Paper fair in New York, Tamarind Institute will premier a suite of new Rashaad Newsome lithographs. The suite includes five distinct prints representing each of five elements of vogue femme, derived from the data captured during Rashaad Newsome's April 2016 FIVE SFMOMA performance. Produced at Tamarind Institute, this series incorporates a complex layering of performance, [...]

Rashaad Newsome: Mélange Exhibition | CAC New Orleans

January 17, 2017 New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary presentation of Mélange, figuring a series of films and works on paper in conversation with Newsome's upcoming performance of FIVE.   Together, this interdisciplinary presentation of genre-bending works frames Newsome's live performance and studio practice through the history of collage. Using layered constructions of formal material to investigate layered constructions of [...]

TAKE FIVE IN ST. CROIX | A Survey of Race, Identity, Gender and Power in the United States Virgin Islands

November 15, 2016 DEC. 4–8TH, 2016 Take Five Art Exhibition and Education Series features visual and performance works by Rashaad Newsome, Oceana James, Kharis Kennedy, La Vaughn Belle and David Antonio Cruz. These interdisciplinary artists confront the effects and legacy of colonization stemmed from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, through the lenses of gender, race, identity and power. We [...]

Rashaad Newsome at National Museum of African American History and Culture

September 27, 2016

We are pleased to announce the inclusion of Rashaad Newsome’s Shade Compositions performance video at the inaugural exhibition of The National Museum of African American History and Culture.  Shade Compositions is a live performance featuring a a chorus of more than 25 Black women combining improvisatory orchestral music and live video-mixing. Rashaad divided the performers […]


ZEVS exhibition at the Chateau de Vincennes

September 15, 2016

16 SEPTEMBER 2016 – 29 JANUARY 2017 As part of this monographic exhibition “NOIR ECLAIR” (black lightening), he will feature, for the first time in this monument, an encounter between national heritage and contemporary art and will present works and installations specifically created for some outside areas, the Sainte-Chapelle and different floors of the fortress’s keep. […]


Rashaad Newsome on Daata Editions and at Expo Chicago

Daata Editions will launch new video artworks by Rashaad Newsome for the platform at EXPO Chicago, Sept 22 – 25 2016. Rashaad’s works will be presented at the VIP Collectors Lounge, alongside new artworks by Larry Achiampong, Casey Jane Ellison, Tameka Norris, Saya Woolfalk and a selection by Gutter Records including Jake Chapman, Graham Dolphin, Joachim Koester & […]


Rashaad Newsome in group exhibition “Face to Face” at Hilliard museum

FACE TO FACE: A Survey of Contemporary Portraiture by Louisiana Artists Curated by Jane Hart   Face to Face features work by twelve nationally and internationally acclaimed artists working in a variety of media. It includes Willie Birch, Douglas Bourgeois, George Dureau, Elizabeth Kleinveld & Epaul Julien, Aubrey Edwards, Deborah Luster, Rashaad Newsome, Tameka Norris, […]


Tom Martin | Solo Exhibition at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

September 7, 2016

Tom Martin: Everything and Nothing  July 23 – October 16   Painter Tom Martin’s sharply executed realist work is created without the use of photographic source material, a choice he makes so that his paintings resemble life and reality, not photography. He paints so that the viewer will enter the painting. In this series of […]


Artnet News | Rashaad Newsome in Swizz Beat’s NO COMMISSION Art Fair

August 8, 2016

Swizz Beatz’s Bronx Art Fair Will Show the World Where Hip Hop Started His new art fair lets artists collect all the proceeds. Swizz Beatz. Courtesy of Swizz Beatz. Born and bred in the South Bronx, hip hop star Swizz Beatz is heading back to his native borough with his favorite contemporary artists in tow […]


BOHUSLÄNS MUSEUM | Nature Morte | Cindy Wright | May 7 – August 28, 2016

In Nature Morte, the Art Gallery´s major summer exhibition, we encounter a large number of international and Nordic contemporary artists showing works that relate to a still life tradition. Altogether 70 artists are included in the exhibition, many internationally known as Mat Collishaw, Michael Craig-Martin, Cecilia Edefalk, Saara Ekström, Gabriel Orosco, Marc Quinn, Jennifer Steinkamp, […]


SAMA's Next Art History 201 Features Groundbreaking Artist Rashaad Newsome

May 25, 2016

Continuing it’s increasingly wonderful talks series Art History 201, in which visiting contemporary artists discuss the place of their work in the history of art, the San Antonio Museum of Art welcomes New York-based multi-media artist and provocateur Rashaad Newsome. A critically-lauded artist with features and solo exhibitions aplenty—from his home state of Louisiana to […]


Artsy | Blackness, Bling, and Beauty: Voguing in New York with Rashaad Newsome’s Wild Collages

May 17, 2016

Rashaad Newsome is having a moment. The New Orleans–born artist—a prolific creator of performance art, videos, music, and collages—has long engaged with issues surrounding gender, sexuality, and African-American identity. Now, his latest series spotlights the trans body in a new show called “Stop Playing in My Face!” The eye-catching collages, on view at De Buck […]


Rashaad Newsome | Art Forum Critic's Pick

May 6, 2016

“Stop Playing in My Face!”—the title of both Rashaad Newsome’s show and its mesmerizing queer Afrofuturist video centerpiece—is taken from a rebuke/mantra invented by Samantha James Revlon: black trans woman, YouTube luminary, and camera-phone diarist. In Newsome’s four-minute loop, Revlon’s vivid vernacular becomes a springboard and framework for theoretical discussion. Set to an eerie dance beat, […]


The Creator's Project | Stop Playing in Rashaad Newsome’s Face | Studio Visits

April 15, 2016

Grills, tricked out cars, and leather battle armor is what first comes to mind when imagining 36-year-old artist and and LGBTQ icon Rashaad Newsome. This is the image of the artist gleaned from King of Arms, a multidisciplinary work that is simultaneously a party, parade, video artwork. It’s also the apex of Newsome’s obsession with […]


W | Checking In With Rashaad Newsome, the Artist Bringing Harlem's Vogue Scene to Chelsea

April 12, 2016

The New Orleans-born artist’s new solo show at the De Buck Gallery is rife with with personal history, and style. What is your work about? It’s a question that Rashaad Newsome has been resisting for as long as he’s been producing and exhibiting his art—which, for the New Orleans-born artist, has been for about the past 15 years. […]


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