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Solo Exhibition – Sanford Biggers ‘Oracle’ and ‘Art in Focus’ at Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY

SANFORD BIGGERS May 5th – June 29th Multiple disciplinary artist Sanford Biggers will transform Rockefeller Center with several public art exhibitions, including the highly anticipated monumental Oracle sculpture. Several years in the making, Biggers is the first artist invited by Rockefeller Center for a multimedia survey exhibition campus-wide. The 25-foot tall bronze sculpture titled Oracle, commissioned by Art Production Fund for installation at the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens is […]

Group exhibition – The Slipstream: Reflection, Resilience, and Resistance in the Art of Our Time, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

The Slipstream: Reflection, Resilience, and Resistance in the Art of Our Time May 14, 2021–April 10, 2022 Great Hall, 1st Floor The Slipstream: Reflection, Resilience, and Resistance in the Art of Our Time draws examples from our contemporary art collection to contemplate the profound disruption that occurred in 2020. Borrowing its title from an aeronautical term that refers to the pull of the current that is left in the wake […]

Group Exhibition ‘Feedback’ at The School curated by Helen Molesworth

The School 25 Broad Street , Kinderhook, NY

Feedback  June 5 – October 30, 2021  Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to present Feedback at The School, organized by Helen Molesworth.  SANFORD BIGGERS DIEDRICK BRACKENS JOHN BUCK JANET CARDIFF & GEORGE BURES MILLER KARON DAVIS TAYLOR DAVIS ROY DOWELL MUNA EL FITURI KOHSHIN FINLEY CHRISTINA FORRER LAUREN HALSEY EJ HILL STEVE LOCKE KERRY JAMES MARSHALL TYLER MITCHELL HILARY PECIS DANA SHERWOOD ROSE B. SIMPSON CAULEEN SMITH BECKY SUSS LYNETTE YIADOM-BOAKYE Several years ago, […]

Traveling Solo Exhibition – Codeswitch at California American Art Museum

California African American Museum 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA

July 28, 2021 - January 23, 2022 curated by: Andrea Andersson (Founding Director and Chief Curator, Rivers Institute) and Sergio Bessa (Curator, Bronx Museum) For more than two decades, Los Angeles native Sanford Biggers has been developing a singular body of work that is deeply informed by African American history and traditions. Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch, the first survey of quilt-based works by the New York-based interdisciplinary artist, features over fifty pieces […]

Group exhibition – Abstranded: Fiber and Abstraction, Contemporary Art at Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY.

Everson Museum of Art 401 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY

AbStranded features ten contemporary American artists—Polly Apfelbaum, Paolo Arao, Sanford Biggers, Samantha Bittman, Julia Bland, Rachel B. Hayes, Elana Herzog, Anne Lindberg, Sheila Pepe, and Sarah Zapata—who use fiber-based materials to investigate the complex lineage of abstraction. Utilizing a diverse variety of methods, styles, and forms, these artists uncover and co-opt textile traditions and material sources in order to re-assert their validity and relevance in an increasingly global-industrial culture. A […]

Solo Exhibition – Intersections – Sanford Biggers: Mosaic, 100th Anniversary at The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection Washington DC

Curated Vesela Sretrenovic Intersections—Sanford Biggers: Mosaic October 16, 2021–January 9, 2022 Biggers’s new body of work connects works from the Phillips’s collection—quilts from Gee’s Bend and a group of European modernist sculptures—to his multidisciplinary practice that bridges African American identities, Buddhism, and the Western art canon.

Group exhibition – Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

Museum of Fine Arts Avenue of the Arts 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

Discover the extraordinary stories behind 300 years of American quilts Quilts and coverlets have a unique capacity to tell stories: their tactile, intricate mode of creation and their traditional use in the home impart deeply personal narratives of their creators, and the many histories they express reveal a complex record of America. Quilts have also been used in North America since the 17th century, and their story, told by many […]

Performance – Mosaic Performance at The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

The Phillips Collection Washington DC

The Phillips Collection presents Mosaic Performance, a Centennial commission combining music and dance, and engaging Sanford Biggers’s sand-floor installation created in dialogue with Gee’s Bend Quilts from the Phillips’s permanent collection as part of his Intersections project Mosaic. Biggers’s multimedia work draws from the rich history and creative practices of African American music and performance, notably within his own Afro-futurist project, Moon Medecin, a collaborative group of musicians and artists […]

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Public Art Commission – Mural unveiling for Unframed: Sanford Biggers, Arts Council New Orleans and The Helis Foundation, New Orleans, LA.

Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS (October 7, 2021)— The Helis Foundation and Arts Council New Orleans continue their collaboration on downtown New Orleans’ growing mural project with the announcement of Unframed 3.0. As the third installment of Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation, a project of Arts Council New Orleans, local New Orleans artist Ayo Scott and internationally-renowned artist Sanford Biggers will create two prodigious murals for New Orleans’ signature collection of large-scale […]