Richard Mayhew

Richard Mayhew News: ‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’ Reveals a History of Neglect and Triumph, February  8, 2021 - The New York Times, Holland Cotter

‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’ Reveals a History of Neglect and Triumph

February 8, 2021 - The New York Times, Holland Cotter

“This is Black art. And it matters. And it’s been going on for two hundred years. Deal with it.” So declares the art historian Maurice Berger toward the beginning of “Black Art: In the Absence of Light,” a rich and absorbing documentary directed by Sam Pollard (“MLK/FBI”) and debuting on HBO Tuesday night. The feature-length film, assembled from interviews with contemporary artists, curators and scholars, was inspired by a single 1976 exhibition, “Two Centuries of Black American Art,” the first large-scale survey of African-American artists. 

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Richard Mayhew News: Richard Mayhew: Transcendence, February  5, 2020

Richard Mayhew: Transcendence

February 5, 2020

Exhibition: MARCH 26 TO MAY 9, 2020

ACA Galleries is pleased to present a solo exhibition of Richard Mayhew, Transcendence, which celebrates the release of his first monograph (Chronicle Books, 2020) with an essay and interview by Andrew Walker, Executive Director of the Amon Carter Museum.

 

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