Shantell Martin’s new playing cards—the first in a series of art-inspired decks produced with theory11—are immersive compositions featuring hand drawn designs and the artist’s personal story of learning to play blackjack and rummy from her grandmother at a young age.
Segawa’s miniature pottery uses more than a thousand specially developed glazes encompassing the entire color spectrum. His work tests the limits of what a human body can make on such a small scale.
Dawoud Bey: Two American Projects examines the artist’s early portraits of Harlem residents, large-scale color Polaroids, and a series of collaborative portraits of high school students, among other works. The accompanying catalogue brings together two recent series that address Black history, rendering it in forms at once lyrical and immediate.
The Whitney Museum of American Art was founded ninety years ago by sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, with the goal of preserving and showcasing modern American art. We celebrate the countless contributions of artists, designers, writers, and companies run by women every single day.
Using heat and gravity to shape glass, designer Jane D’Arensbourg handcrafts one-of-a-kind sculptural jewelry, which she views as functional art.