Dial memorializes the perilous journey that millions of Africans, including his own ancestors, were forced to make during the transatlantic slave trade
Gallagher's work often appears abstract and minimal, but upon closer inspection details reveal complex narratives that borrow from maritime history, science fiction, popular culture, and the experiences of African Americans.
Assemblage, a practice of art production that combines disparate everyday objects and materials to create new meanings and forms, rose to popularity among American artists following World War II.
Old sports photographs and hair commercials provide inspiration for American artist Lorna Simpson.
Artist Lee Bul reveals her thinking and inspiration behind her site-specific installation at the Turbine Hall of the Industrial Precinct on Cockatoo Island, titled 'Willing To Be Vulnerable' (2015–16) for the Embassy of the Real.
Using industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space, Rachel Whiteread evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental.
Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich describes the centrality of childhood memory to his work and its move from painting to sculpture.
Rebecca Belmore (Anishinaabekwe) discuses symbolism within her work "Rising to the Occasion"
Jesús Rafael Soto's final and most ambitious work, a site-specific installation intended to be touched, handled, and waded through, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Zineb Sedira was born in Paris to Algerian parents, and her works are often autobiographical, addressing issues of cultural identity and the personal consequences of migration.
Mona Hatoum creates a challenging vision of our world, exposing its contradictions and complexities.
ppropriating curatorial methods and strategies, Fred Wilson creates new contexts for the display of art and artifacts found in museum collections, along with wall labels, sound, lighting, and non-traditional pairings of objects.