GALLERY EVENTS: Artist Talk with Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas is a photo conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to identity, history
and popular culture. He received a BFA in Photography and Africana studies from New York University and an MFA/MA
in Photography and Visual Criticism from the California College of Arts. Thomas’s

monograph, Pitch Blackness, was published by Aperture. He has exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad including at the International Center of Photography, the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Studio Museum in Harlem, and Galerie Michel Rein in Paris, among others.

Thomas’s work is in numerous public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Brooklyn Museum (New York, NY); the High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA), and the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC). He is also a recipient of the New Media Grant from the Tribeca Film Institute, and the New Media Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography for his transmedia project, Question Bridge: Black Males. Recent notable exhibitions include Hank Willis Thomas at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Repetition and Difference at the Jewish Museum in New York, Public Art Fund’s Image-Objects in City Hall Park in New York, and Primary Sources at the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University.

He was recently appointed to the Public DesignCommission for the city of New York. His lecture will discuss his most recent Public Art Fund project, The Truth is I See You. Thomas
is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City and Goodman Gallery in South Africa.

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