Kerry James Marshall
Born in Birmingham, Alabama (), lives in Chicago, Illinois ().
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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Dark and Handsome
Kerry James Marshall, Dark and Handsome, 1994. Painting, oil, paper, canvas, 55.9 x 53.3 cm.
Kerry James Marshall, Black (Untitled), 2012. Painting, acrylic, canvas, 244 x 544 cm.
Super Model (Female)
Kerry James Marshall, Super Model (Female), 1994. Painting, acrylic, pastel, lacquer, paper collage, canvas board , 83 x 76.9 cm.
Small Pin-Up (Lens Flare)...
Kerry James Marshall, Small Pin-Up (Lens Flare) , 2013. Painting, 76.2 x 60.9 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
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The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public
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
DE BEELDBANK [THE IMAGE B...
Marshall’s production of images looks to tackle what he refers to as “a lack in the image bank”, looking at images from across the spectrum o