Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art at The Studio Museum in Harlem, November 13, 2014 – March 8, 2015

Anderson_Ebony Painting 1

Noel Anderson, Ebony Painting 1, 2012. Manipulated Ebony page and carpet foam, 20 5/8 × 16 ¾ × 1 7/8 in. Courtesy the artist and Tilton Gallery, New York

Anderson_Ebony Painting 2

Noel Anderson, Ebony Painting 2, 2012. Manipulated Ebony page and carpet foam, 20 5/8 × 16 ¾ × 1 7/8 in. Courtesy the artist and Tilton Gallery, New York

Davis_Makes the Man

Jeremy Okai Davis, Makes the Man, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 40 × 40 in. Courtesy the artist

Donkor_Ebony Accra

Godfried Donkor, Ebony Accra edition, 2014. Collage on paper, 27 ½ × 39 9/25 in. Courtesy the artist

Donkor_Ebony Jo'burg

Godfried Donkor, Ebony Jo’burg edition, 2014. Collage on paper, 27 ½ × 39 9/25 in. Courtesy the artist

Gallagher_DeLuxe

Ellen Gallagher, DeLuxe, 2004–5. Portfolio of sixty etchings with photogravure, spitbite, collage, laser-cutting, screenprint, offset lithography, hand painting and Plasticine, 13 × 10 ½ in. each, hung in grid of 5 high. The Studio Museum in Harlem; purchase made possible by a gift from Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum, New York 05.8.1

Gallagher_Hare

Ellen Gallagher, Hare, 2013. Ink, watercolor, oil, pencil and cut paper on paper, 44 4/5 × 46 3/5 in. Private Collection. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth Photo credit: Ernst Moritz © Ellen Gallagher

Ligon_Dax Pomade

Glenn Ligon, Untitled (Dax Pomade), 1985. Synthetic polymer, ink, and graphite on paper

Simpson_Riunite & Ice_1

Lorna Simpson, “Riunite & Ice” Collage #1, 2014. Collage and ink on paper, 30 × 22 in. Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York

Simpson_Riunite & Ice_4

Lorna Simpson, “Riunite & Ice” Collage #4, 2014. Collage and ink on paper, 30 × 22 in. Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York

M. Thomas_Clarivel Left

Mickalene Thomas, Clarivel Left, 2013. Color photograph and paper collage on archival board, 11 ½ × 7 ¼ in. Courtesy the artist

M. Thomas_Portrait of Lili in Color

Mickalene Thomas, Portrait of Lili in Color, 2008. Color photograph in custom-built wood frame, 10 ½ × 11 ½ × 1 ¾ in. Courtesy the artist

Young_Horses Figures and Railroad Tracks on Ebony

Purvis Young, Horses, Figures and Railroad Tracks on Ebony, c. 1994. Paint on paper, 17 × 11 in., diptych. Courtesy Skot Foreman, New York, NY. Photo: Marc Bernier

Images courtesy The Studio Museum in Harlem