Dr. Allison Young


About Dr. Allison Young

Dr. Allison Young is Contributing Editor for Global Modern and Contemporary Art. She received her Ph.D. in Art History in 2017 from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, with her dissertation "Torn and Most Whole: On the Poetics of Difference in the Art of Zarina Bhimji." A specialist in African contemporary art and postcolonial art histories of the Global South, she is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where her curatorial projects include Carlos Rolón: Outside/In (2018), Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories (2018), Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred (2018) and others.





Julie Mehretu, Stadia II
In this work, a contemporary Ethiopian artist explores the utopian potential of chaos in a globalizing world.

Julie Mehretu, Stadia II










Julie Mehretu, Stadia II
In this work, a contemporary Ethiopian artist explores the utopian potential of chaos in a globalizing world.

Julie Mehretu, Stadia II





Bill Viola, The Crossing, 1996, video/sound © Bill Viola (photo: stunned, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Viola’s multi-channel video installations experiment with meditative states and the manipulation of time.

Bill Viola, The Crossing