What to See in New York: 5 Gallery Exhibitions Showcasing Works by Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Awol Erizku, Sam Gilliam, Chase Hall, and Christopher Myers

  SOLO EXHIBITIONS dedicated to Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Awol Erizku, Sam Gilliam, Chase Hall, and Christopher Myers are among the must-see gallery shows currently on view in New York. Spanning three generations, the artists represent an array of practices and mediums, from painting, sculpture, and neon to stained-glass and quilting. Akunyili Crosby, who has exhibited her layered and collaged paintings internationally and is represented in countless museums, is presenting her first-ever solo show in New York:   CHASE HALL, “The First Day of Summer (Initiation),” 2023 (acrylic and coffee on cotton canvas; diptych, overall: 71 3/4 x 119 1/2 x 1 3/8 inches / 182.2 x 303.5 x 3.5 cm). | © Chase Hall, Courtesy the artist and David Kordansky Gallery   Chase Hall: The Bathers @ David Kordansky Gallery, 520 West 20th Street (Chelsea), New York, N.Y. | Sept. 5-Oct. 14, 2023 Chase Hall makes figurative scenes with a blend of acrylic paint and brewed coffee on cotton canvases. The combination visually defines his work and is heavy on symbolism, referencing race, labor, subjugation, and power. Born in St. Paul, Minn., Chase lives in New York. His latest exhibition features a new body of work that explores ongoing themes […]

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