Although Kerry James Marshall’s Los Angeles leg of the touring retrospective came to an end on July 3rd, I’ve put my highlights from the show above. There are far more knowledgeable people on the artist and his history to explain the show to you guys than me, so below are links to check out. And I’m a bit lazy to write today…
LA Times article details the background on Marshall and his exhibition of 80 paintings: For Kerry James Marshall, the mission is clear: Bring portraits of black life into very white art museums
MOCA Curator Helen Molesworth shares her insights on the retrospective during a walkthrough of the gallery [46:39]: Helen Molesworth on Kerry James Marshall: Mastry
And lastly, the official press release from MOCA on the opening of the exhibition, Kerry James Marshall: Mastry.
– Los Angeles, CA