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Screenplay for an Exhibition

A JOHNSON PUBLISHING STORY // REBUILD FOUNDATION By Patrick Landford Stephensen In an interview printed by the Kunstmuseum Basel, Theaster Gates—in regard to the value of the Johnson Publishing Company (JPC) archives featured in his exhibition, Black Madonna—stated, “The value is that the world wants to know more complex understandings of Blackness in the same[…]


by Ben Hoare Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates presented his first public project in the UK in the fall of 2015. Invited by Situations, a Bristol based public arts production company, Gates conceived of Sanctum—a continuous performance running 24 hours a day for 24 days from October through November—in a temporary architectural intervention within the bombed[…]


THE SEEN Staff News  | Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates wins the 6th Artes Mundi Prize, the leading prize for contemporary art in the UK. It was released this morning that Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates will share the 2015 Artes Mundi Prize—£40,000—with the nine other shortlisted artists. Gates’ installation, entitled When We Believe (2014), was selected[…]