Mickalene Thomas

Date: Jun 18 - Jul 01, 2017


Mickalene Thomas is a United States Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Fellow, visual artist, filmmaker and curator who has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her paintings combine art-historical, political and pop-cultural references. Mickalene’s work introduces complex notions of femininity and challenges common definitions of beauty and aesthetic representations of women.

Mickalene Thomas, Racquel Reclining Wearing Purple Jumpsuit, 2016
Rhinestones, glitter, flock, acrylic and oil on wood panel
96" x 144" Courtesy of the artist, Jean-Pierre Lehmann, and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York