Torkwase Dyson exhibition reviewed in ARTFORUM

The following is an excerpt from the July/August edition of ARTFORUM. Torkwase Dyson’s new series Black Compositional Thought: 15 Paintings for the Plantationocene, 2020, was organized into small groupings, with one standalone work, in her recent show of the same name. Within each piece, Dyson layered constellation-like white lines and minimalist black shapes over deep-black… Read More

Object Lesson: Forever mural by Odili Donald Odita

Commissioned in honor of NOMA’s centennial, Forever is a large-scale wall painting by the Philadelphia-based, Nigerian-born artist Odili Donald Odita. Extending 150 feet, the mural contains 87 colors, calibrated to respond to the physical space and changing light of the McDermott Lobby. The title conveys the impressions of dynamism, musicality, and continuity Odita gathered from… Read More