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“Global Art Histories/ Multiple Modernities” @ CAA

I didn’t attend this year’s College Art Association conference (but next year I will because it’s in L.A. again) but I wanted to share this link to a review by William Gassaway of Leslie King-Hammond and Sarah Lewis’ panel. Congrats, ladies!
The Centennial Session on “Global Art Histories/ Multiple Modernities” (Thursday, Feb. 10, 9:30am-Noon) is undoubtedly [...]

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Sarah Lewis on the 2010 O magazine Power List

She beat me to it! I haven’t even gotten this issue in the mail. Thanks, Sarah! (Click on the images to enlarge the page)

A CONVERSATION WITH MICKALENE THOMAS, MARY REID KELLEY AND SARAH LEWIS

SUSANNE VIELMETTER LOS ANGELES PROJECTS
PLEASE JOIN US FOR A CONVERSATION WITH
MICKALENE THOMAS, MARY REID KELLEY AND SARAH LEWIS
THURSDAY, MAY 6, 11:00 AM
AT ROYAL T
Join us for a conversation with Sarah Lewis, writer and curator of the next SITE Santa Fe Biennial, with Mickalene Thomas and Mary Reid Kelley who will present their work in exhibitions [...]

Brainiac Rising! in Vogue

Congrats, Sarah!
From the Magazine: Sarah Lewis Co-Curates the SITE Santa Fe Biennial
I’ve always done too much,” Sarah Lewis says in a tone that falls somewhere between self-mockery and pride. Thirty years old and whiplash fit, with honors degrees from Harvard and Oxford under her belt and on the verge of a Ph.D. from Yale, she [...]

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  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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    • Taking a Break November 11, 2011
      Site visitors will probably notice that I haven’t updated here frequently. I am taking a break from my site(s) for at least the summer. I’ve been working in this field for 25 years and I’m burned out on photography and art, the site(s) are in need of major updates/ revamping/ retooling, social media is exhausting, [...] […]
    • A New Mission for Aperture? November 11, 2011
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    • Mambu Badu’s Inaugural Magazine November 11, 2011
      Danielle was briefly a contributor to this site; I am very excited to hear about her latest venture, the collective and now journal Mambu Badu “that seek to find, expose, and nurture emerging female photographers of African descent.”  Congrats, Danielle! As you may (or may not) know, last fall, I co-founded Mambu Badu, a photography collective […]


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