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Studio Magazine

Studio magazine is a leading art publication with a focus on contemporary artists of African descent. In its second decade, Studio continues to celebrate artists and inform audiences through thought-provoking essays, insightful conversations,
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The Legacy Society

We are incredibly grateful for the leadership of our beloved current Trustee, Nancy Lane, and former Trustee and longtime supporter, Joyce Haupt, who have agreed to co-chair the Legacy Society, and to all the donors who have generously included the Studio Museum in their estate plans.

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Artist in Residence View All

Naudline Pierre On Color And Gesture In Painting

2019⁠–⁠20 Artist in Residence Naudline Pierre discusses being in conversation with yourself, the burden of biography, and the creative process. 

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Elliot Reed On Body And Performance

2019⁠–⁠20 Artist in Residence Elliot Reed discusses his performance practice and using the body as a medium. 

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E. Jane On Legends And Divas

2019⁠–⁠20 Artist in Residence E. Jane discusses 90's R&B, Video Work, and Divas. 

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Permanent Collection View All

Collecting a Legacy: New Acquisitions

Fifty years after its founding, the Studio Museum remains at the forefront of institutions for artists of African descent, providing a haven for artists to create and see their work in, and be insp

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Mary Schmidt Campbell on Romare Bearden's "Conjur Woman"

Re:Collection: Selected Works from The Studio Museum in Harlem features 51 artworks from our permanent collection accompanied by essays by notable scholars, artists and members of the Stud

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Excerpt: RE:COLLECTION: Selected Works from The Studio Museum in Harlem

Is it possible to locate the interior language of these longings? Are the locations of desire found in the waiting, the reunion or the exact moments before the embrace?

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Studio Visits View All

Studio Visit: Tschabalala Self

For Tschabalala Self, The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Artist-in-Residence program is a homecoming.

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Studio Visit: Sable Elyse Smith

Artist in Residence Sable Elyse Smith reflects on her conceptual practice and the continuous themes she wrestles with in her current and upcoming shows.

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Studio Visit: Allison Janae Hamilton

As she prepares for her culminating exhibition, 2018–19 Artist in Residence Allison Janae Hamilton talks to Communications Intern Kima Hibbert about her process and inspirations.

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Interviews View All

Studio Check In

Amarie, tell us about your position at the Studio Museum?  

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inConversation inHarlem

inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd is the first in a series of artist projects that take our institution beyond its walls.

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Trajal Harrell Brings Voguing Downtown

Ariel Osterweis Scott, Ph.D. candidate in Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, speaks with noted choreographer Trajal Harrell.

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