"One of my first big breaks was Freestyle at the Studio Museum, (2001), an exhibition that featured the first generation of black artists after Carrie Mae Weems, Fred Wilson, Lorna Simpson, and many others that our generation really respects. There was a point though, when we had to consider: we love that conversation, but does it benefit us to be a part of that conversation or to try and move this conversation in different directions? I am continuously addressing this issue relative to my work: Freestyle and the post-black ideas about blackness…”
Arnold J. Kemp
from Played Twice
2001
c-print on aluminum
 
  1. "One of my first big breaks was Freestyle at the Studio Museum, (2001), an exhibition that featured the first generation of black artists after Carrie Mae Weems, Fred Wilson, Lorna Simpson, and many others that our generation really respects. There was a point though, when we had to consider: we love that conversation, but does it benefit us to be a part of that conversation or to try and move this conversation in different directions? I am continuously addressing this issue relative to my work: Freestyle and the post-black ideas about blackness…”

    Arnold J. Kemp

    from Played Twice

    2001

    c-print on aluminum

     

  1. 4 notesTimestamp: Monday 2013/04/29 19:40:32Arnold J Kemppostblack artblack artblacknesspostblacknesspostracialpost racialCarrie Mae WeemsFred WilsonLorna SimpsonartAmerican artFreestyleStudio MuseumThelma Golden
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