Kerry James Marshall
Born in Birmingham, Alabama (US), lives in Chicago, Illinois (US).
Kerry James Marshall is widely regarded as one of the greatest painters of his generation. His now-substantial body of work offers his perspective on the complexity of the African-American condition, along with its persistent issues of race politics, cultural representation and social emancipation. Also addressing the history of art, Marshall strives to fill what he describes as the “lack in the image bank” with his work, whilst raising pertinent questions about how the art system sustains itself and the related issues of legitimation, power and marginalisation.
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Kerry James Marshall, Dark Angel, 1989. Painting, acrylic, collage, linen, 50.8 x 50.8 cm.
La Venus Negra
Kerry James Marshall, La Venus Negra, 1984. Painting, acrylic, paper, 152.4 x 101.6 cm.
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Kerry James Marshall – Pa...
03 October 2013 - 02 February 2014.
Kerry James Marshall (°1955, Birmingham, Alabama) is widely regarded as one of the greatest painters of his generation. His work reflects his
14 August 2015 - 31 January 2016.
The M HKA collection is always expanding. With Recent acquisitions, M HKA showcased purchases that help shape our excisting collection. When
MONOCULTURE | A Recent Hi...
25 September 2020 - 25 April 2021.
Artists include: Hannah Höch, Lovis Corinth, Karl Hofer, George Grosz, Carol Rama, Werner Peiner, Belgian Institute for World Affairs, Joseph
When Faith Moves Mountains
17 July 2022 - 09 October 2022.
This project was set up differently from a classic exhibition; the working method was rather activist, whereby a 'coalition of the willing' s
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HET ALLEDAAGSE [THE EVERY...
Kerry James Marshall’s practice is heavily influenced by the experiences of everyday life. Often he depicts domestic scenes or communal activ
MONOCULTURE - CULTURE WARS
Culture Wars The phrase culture war is a translation from the German Kulturkampf and was first used in the second half of the 19th century t
The Primacy of the Everyday
The Primacy of the Everyday (with a reflection by Yevgenia Belorusets) Anna Zvyagintseva celebrates the unheroic ordinary gestures which go