The Week in African American Art: Zoe Whitley Named Curator of British Pavilion at 2019 Venice Biennial & More

Zoé Whitley to curate British Pavilion at 2019 Venice Biennale. | Photo by Andrew Dunkley, Tate Photography


The following review of the past week presents a snapshot of the latest news in African American art and related culture:



British Pavilion at Venice Biennial
Zoé Whitley is curating the British Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennial. Glasgow-based artist Cathy Wilkes, “the conjurer of intimate, tender, almost spectral tableaux of mannequins, worn fabric, and peculiar bits of detritus” was selected to represent Great Britain at the international exhibition and Whitley, curator of international art at Tate Modern in London, will organize the presentation.

Brooklyn Museum Appointment
Consternation over the Brooklyn Museum’s March 26 hiring of Kristen…

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