Mickalene Thomas at 1:54 Fair
Saturday, May 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mickalene Thomas will sign her recently published monograph, Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs (Aperture, 2015), at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. Select photographs from the book will be installed in the space, offering visitors the opportunity to meet the artist and view her works in print and in person.
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Mickalene Thomas (born in Camden, New Jersey, 1971) earned her BFA in painting at Pratt Institute in 2000 and an MFA at the Yale University School of Art in 2002. Thomas participated in residencies at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, 2000–2003, and at the Versailles Foundation Munn Artists Program, Giverny, France, 2011. Her work has been included in countless exhibitions worldwide, including at La Conservera, Ceutí, Spain (2009); National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. (2010); Hara Museum, Tokyo (2011); Santa Monica Museum of Art, California (2012); and Brooklyn Museum (2012–13). She is represented by Lehmann Maupin in New York, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and Galerie Nathalie Obadia in Paris.