Triple Candie reopens: “Because we saw artists as complicit with the problems we were seeing, we were motivated not to work with them”

Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett are reopening Triple Candie this month at 148th Street, just west of Amsterdam. At ArtInfo, Chris Bors sits down with the husband-and-wife team, who are also the co-publishers of Art on Paper, to discuss the future of Triple Candie and its controversial past. “In 2006 the gallery took a provocative … read more… “Triple Candie reopens: “Because we saw artists as complicit with the problems we were seeing, we were motivated not to work with them””

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Jacob Lawrence: Painting as aesthetic object or historic narrative?

“Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series: Selections From the Phillips Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Through Jan. 6. “Undoing the Ongoing Bastardization of ‘The Migration of the Negro’ by Jacob Lawrence,” Triple Candie, New York, NY. Through Jan. 20. Slide show. This exhibition, originally organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem but presented … read more… “Jacob Lawrence: Painting as aesthetic object or historic narrative?”

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