As glo's movement artists activate the campus of the High Museum of Art, TK Smith reflects on their potential to disrupt institutional power dynamics.
TK Smith is a Philadelphia-based curator, writer, and cultural historian. Most recently, Smith co-curated the 2021 Atlanta Biennial at the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center in Atlanta, GA. His writing has been published in Burnaway, the Monument Lab Bulletin, and ART PAPERS, where he is a contributing editor. He is currently a PhD candidate in the History of American Civilization program at the University of Delaware, where he researches art, material culture, and the built environment. He received his MA in American Studies and his BA in English and African American Studies from Saint Louis University.
BA contributor TK Smith finds beautiful images collapsing over a vague conceptual foundation in Alex Christopher Williams's solo exhibition at the Gallery | WISH.
Two scholars of Black culture offer close readings of paintings by Amy Sherald currently on view in her solo exhibition at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.