In a retrospective covering forty-five years of Dawoud Bey’s career, Alex Jen finds images enhanced by the photographer’s straightforward approach and keen sense of Black life throughout American history.
Natalie Weis reviews an ambitious group exhibition at the University of Kentucky Art Museum that investigates citizenship, power, and struggle during one of the most fraught moments in American history.
Ade J. Omotosho visits the bird-like installations of Frances Trombly at Emerson Dorsch in Miami.
Logan Lockner reviews the career-spanning survey of paintings by Julie Mehretu at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.
Daniel Fuller reviews an online presentation of works by Mike Goodlett installed in the artist’s Kentucky farmhouse.
Leia Genis reviews a project by artist Avantika Bawa that resurrects the now-demolished Georgia Archives Building, colloquially known as the “White Ice Cube.”
Natalie Weis reviews an exhibition by Palestinian-American artist Jordan Nassar that celebrates shared craft traditions and the comforts of domestic life.
Emily Llamazales reviews Alexis Childress’s images of memes, Black beauty, and tragedy at Camahuys, Atlanta.
Susan Mackey finds an alarming sameness and deference to geometric abstraction in a survey of contemporary North Carolina painting in Raleigh.