September 18, 2011

Lyle Ashton Harris

Lyle Ashton Harris
Untitled (Bourgeoisie), 2004
pigment on kozo tissue in 8 parts
8 at 60 x 36 inches each panel
120 x 144 inches overall

Lyle Ashton Harris
White Ebony, 2008
oil on Ghanaian funerary
fabric 72 X 44 inches

Lyle Ashton Harris

Jamestown Prison Erasure Images, 2009

Lyle Ashton Harris
Untitled (MJ) over Red Skull,
digital pigment print on
silver foil with Ghanaian funerary fabric
84 X 72 inches

Lyle Ashton Harris
Untitled (Silver Handcuffs), 2007 digital
pigment print on silver foil
47 X 35 inches

"Lyle Ashton Harris is an artist who works in video, photography and performance. His work has been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the Kunsthalle Basel, and the Centre d'Art Contemporain in Geneva. During 2000 and 2001, Harris was a fellow at the American Academy in Rome. He has received numerous awards for his photography and is currently represented by CRG Gallery in New York. Harris' photographs have also appeared in international magazines, including The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and Vibe. Harris will teach part of the year at the NYU campus in Accra, Ghana. He received his M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts in 1990."


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