Inspired by the history of community gardens in New York City, Life Between Buildings explores how artists have engaged the city’s interstitial spaces—“vacant” lots, sidewalk cracks, traffic islands, and parks, among others—to consider the politics of public space through an ecological lens.
Jumana Manna’s first major museum exhibition in the US charts the artist’s multidisciplinary practice, which explores the paradoxical effects of preservation practices in agriculture, science, and the law. Marking the New York premiere of Manna’s newest film, Foragers (2022), the exhibition brings together nearly 20 works including two recent films and a series of new and existing sculptures.
Through her dynamic and modular paintings, Frieda Toranzo Jaeger proposes a futurity of queer freedom, connection to nature, and the creation of new spaces of joy and pleasure. Marking Toranzo Jaeger’s first major solo museum exhibition in the United States, Autonomous Drive brings together over a dozen recent works including three new commissions.
Through his multidisciplinary practice—including paintings, drawings, textiles, and a new multimedia sculpture being created for this exhibition—Umar Rashid draws on both history and fantasy to create epic narratives that examine how political and cultural power is established and might be undone.
Lower Eastside Girls Club in Homeroom is the culmination of over two years of collaboration between jackie sumell, the Lower Eastside Girls Club, and MoMA PS1. This presentation is part of Growing Abolition, a multipart project investigating connections between ecology and prison abolition.
Join us for an online discussion with 2021–22 Studio Museum artists in residence Cameron Granger, Jacob Mason-Macklin, and Qualeasha Wood moderated by Yelena Keller, Assistant Curator. In celebration of the opening of It’s time for me to go: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2021–22, hear the artists speak about the work they created over the course of the residency program.