The Lincoln Journal Star Highlights Helen Ramsaran
“The Sanctuary”: Sheldon Installs New Helen Ramsaran Sculpture
African Profiles International Highlights Helen Ramsaran on the occasion of her solo exhibition at the Chrysler Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem
The art critic, Okwui Enwezor, editor of NKA: A Journal of Contemporary African Art, interprets the essence of the emerging genius of Helen Ramsaran, an African American sculptor whose successful wedding of African motifs created in classical outlines, is beginning to make a break through.
Photo District News EDU Features Anders Jones
For his thesis project as an MFA candidate at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York, Anders Jones created four separate series that together explore, as he says in a statement, “the psychological trauma, fragmented ideas on identity, and the limited access to the American Dream experienced by an often-overlooked, dignified and hard-working segment of the African American community.”
December 11, 2018
The Architects Newspaper
Aisha T. Bell is among 14 artists commissioned to create permanent works of art for Adjaye Associates’ new electrical switching station in Newark, New Jersey
Adjaye Associates delivers a high-design switching station in Newark featuring permanent works by 14 artists
Out in Newark, electricity provider PSE&G heard neighbors when they demanded the company’s new switching station be a) beautiful and b) a real community asset. It took four years of planning to get there, but on a recent Wednesday, a stylish crowd of Newark residents gathered to celebrate the opening of an Adjaye Associates–designed switching station in the city’s Fairmount Heights neighborhood.
To strike a coolheaded balance between the industrial structure and the existing residential fabric, Adjaye Associates’ New York office worked with local firm WSM Associates to encase the switching station’s unsightly components behind an art wall, a 1,790-foot-long concrete and aluminum edifice embedded with permanent works by 14 artists.
April 12, 2018