Pride Week kicks off in the Bronx amid rise in hate crimes against LGBTQ+ community
by Lucy Yang
June 14, 2022
Editors’ Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Pride Parties at the Brooklyn Museum to Kimono Fashion at the Met
by Sarah Cascone
June 6, 2022
(Local) - Photo Exhibit Shows Four Decades of Humanity
by José A. Giralt
June 4, 2022
‘I Look at Myself as an Alchemist’: Photographer Jamel Shabazz Captures Joy and Sadness on the Streets
by Wallace Ludel
May 17, 2022
‘I want to capture love’: the intimacy of Jamel Shabazz’s photographs
by Veronica Esposito
June 1, 2022
Bang Geul Han: If You Grind The Threshold of Three Other Houses
by Ameilia Saul
June 1, 2022
Street Photography Legend Jamel Shabazz Exhibits 40 Years of Work
by Hannah Rooke
May 14, 2022
Bronx Museum of the Arts celebrates 50 years, Borough President Gibson among gala’s honorees
by Robbie Sequeira
May 13, 2022
New Jamel Shabazz exhibition shows power of street photography
by Stephen Nessen
May 11, 2022
50 Years of Art in the Bronx
by David Kaufman
April 27, 2022
A New Jamel Shabazz Retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts
Included in an episode of “All Of it with Alison Stewart”
April 27, 2022
40 Years of Jamel Shabazz’s Iconic New York Street Photography at the Bronx Museum
by Jessica Stewart
April 12, 2022
The Bronx Museum Pays Homage To Jamel Shabazz’s Illustrious Career
by Balasz Takac
April 12, 2022
Jamel Shabazz: Eyes on the Street @ Bronx Museum, NYC
by Evan Pricco
April 11, 2022
The Compassionate Photographs of Jamel Shabazz
April 11, 2022
Jamel Shabazz Is a Healer Whose Magic Touch Is the Camera
Interview with Cultured Magazine
April 8, 2022
10 Fun Things to do Near Yankee Stadium
by Devin Gannon
April 8, 2022
In ‘Eyes on the Street,’ Photographer Jamel Shabazz Identifies the Boundless Culture of New York City’s Outer Boroughs
by Grace Ebert
April 7, 2022
Jamel Shabazz: Proud Street Culture on Display
By Arthur Lubow
April 6, 2022
The Divine Purpose and Visual Ministry of Jamel Shabazz
Interview with Olisa Tasie-Amadi Jr.
April 6, 2022
A portrait of NY’s emerging youth culture in the ‘80s
by Miss Rosen
April 5, 2022
Jamel Shabazz: Eyes On The Street
by Jonas Bronck
April 1, 2022
Artforum Art Guide Feature
March 30, 2022

Jamel Shabazz: Eyes on the Street was featured on artforum.com’s “Must-See Shows” list, our editors' selection of essential exhibitions worldwide.“Must See” is a feature of artguide, which provides a comprehensive index to all art-world events.

 

Bronx Calling: Fifth AIM Biennial
March 10, 2022

In this review of Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial, William Corwin begins with a description of Shopping on a Rainy Day (2015), by Estelle Maisonett and ends with the idea that Emily Henretta's work Sisters (2020) "functions as a well-considered metaphor for the past two years and perhaps our current society as a whole."

5 Free Events: Workshops at the Bronx Museum and Flamenco Dance
March 9, 2022

Featuring an image of AIM Artist Sarah K Williams performing "On the Upkeep of Demanding Shapes" at the Bronx Museum, this roundup mentioned three events on March 12, 2022 happening in conjunction with Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial. 

Spring Art Preview
March 4, 2022

In reference to the upcoming show Jamel Shabazz: Eyes on the Street, Andrea K. Scott says Shabazz "is often described as a proto-street-style photographer. But Shabazz’s pictures convey more than his subjects’ flair for fashion; his four-decade œuvre is an incisive portrait of outer-borough joy and resilience."

Jamel Shabazz Will Always Ask Before Taking Your Picture
by Diana Budds
March 1, 2022
Columbia Artists Featured in Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial
March 1, 2022

Columbia University School of the Arts featured The Fifth AIM Biennial and the six Columbia alumni who were in the show: José Delgado Zuñiga ‘17, Adam Liam Rose ‘17, Gina Malek ‘15, Cary Hulbert ‘16, Emily Henretta ‘11, and  Victoria Udondian ‘16.

Out & About: Black History Month, Mid-Winter Fun at the Oval, Bronx Night Market Returns & More!
February 11, 2022

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial is included in the "art" section of this Norwood News round up of events to attend and things to see during Black History Month. 

Cultural sites, libraries partner with city to distribute COVID-19 tests
February 11, 2022

Pix 11 announced The Bronx Museum of the Arts as one of several cultural institutions to partner with the NYC Test and Trace Corps in the distribution of free COVID-19 home tests. More information can be found in the press release here, on NBC New York, and more.

Angel Otero Heads to Hauser & Wirth as His Market Rapidly Ascends
February 4, 2022

In this announcement about artist (and Bronx Museum Board Member) Angel Otero joining globally recognized gallery Hauser & Wirth, it is mentioned that Otero had an exhibition at the Bronx Museum in 2017. The news was also included in FAD Magazine

12 events to visit in New York City this February
January 31, 2022

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial appeared again in Newyorkhotels.com's monthly round up of events. The blurb mentions the Bronx Museum's 50th Anniversary, a brief history of the AIM program, and includes an image of the artwork Pink, 2021 by Estelle Maisonett.

12 events to visit in New York City this December
November 30, 2021

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial is included in this round up of events to attend this December by Newyorkhotels.com. Mentioned in the summary of the exhibition is the Bronx Museum's 50th Anniversary. 

At Museums and Auctions, Paintings, Posters and a Magician’s Treasures
October 21, 2021

Ted Loos included a brief summary of the Biennial in this art news round up, including a mention of a piece titled Never, (2021) by Trevor King. An image of the piece is also included at the top of the list of shows.

In the Bronx Museum’s biennial, artists grapple with constraints on creativity during Covid-19
November 12, 2021

This review by Kara Walker starts with a brief history of the AIM program, including mention of some well-known artists who were AIM fellows early in their careers. Walker also describes several works in the show and how they relate to the theme of the exhibition. In the words of Co-Curator Eva Mayhabal Davis “These works represent raw expressions of the vulnerability, solitude and self-reflection precipitated by the unprecedented conditions of our time..."

Bronx Calling: The Fifth Aim Biennial
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Shaye Weaver included a summary of the Biennial in Time Out's art section. Several works are mentioned that relate to "crises of health, brief, the environment, and identity." Two pieces specifically are Yan Chen’s towering sculpture High Palate and All the Way to Hell by Eliza Evan.

Changeability for Survival: Sanford Biggers’s Codeswitch
February 18, 2021

David Ebony interviewed the artist Sanford Biggers about his show "Codeswitch," at the Bronx Museum. A major touring museum solo of works by the Los Angeles-born, New York-based artist, "Codeswitch" features some sixty large-scale “quilt paintings,” as well as a number of relief constructions, and videos.

MANY Profile: Interview with Klaudio Rodriguez
December 22, 2020

In this interview with Megan Eves, Klaudio Rodriguez discusses the history of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, his own background, how his experiences as a curator in Miami help him in his current position, reasons why he was attracted to the Bronx Museum, his long-term goals, his career mentors, and more. 

On the Rise: 54 Curators and Arts Leaders Who Took on New Appointments in 2020
December 22, 2020

Bronx Museum Deputy Director Shirley Solomon is included in this list of curatorial and arts leadership appointments. Her advancement to her new position was featured as one example of hires and promotions that happened despite the challenges of this year.

Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch
December 14, 2020

In this review, Adriana Furlong analyzes specific works in Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch, including the piece Reconstruction (2019). In Furlong's description of the piece, she ends by saying "Biggers’s disarming of what feels predetermined, fixed, and stagnant offers the viewer hope for both kinetic and futuristic landscapes."

Travel Through Time and Space with Sanford Biggers
December 3, 2020

This review by Rahel Aima covers both the show Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch at the Bronx Museum and Soft Truths at the Marianne Boesky Gallery. Aima discusses the history behind Biggers’ works and what subtle forms appear in them. 

Shaun Leonardo’s Stark Images Of Police Brutality Leaving MASS MoCA, Without Incident, Headed To The Bronx
December 8, 2020

Chadd Scott explores the challenge museums face in navigating sensitive topics. He references Shaun Leonardo: The Breath of Empty Space, now opening at the Bronx Museum in 2021, which was previously canceled by MoCA Cleveland after concerns that it was not ready "to support the show responsibly…”

New Director of The Bronx Museum of the Arts? It's a Familiar Name
October 13, 2020
Times contributor Hilarie M. Sheets announces that Klaudio Rodriguez, interim director of the Bronx Museum since early 2020, will be the new head of the institution after a decision by the board to "...support and promote from within." Rodriguez is "joining a growing group of Latino leaders of art museums." 
Code-Switching in Art and Craft: Sanford Biggers in Conversation with Diedrick Brackens
October 27, 2020

Biggers met virtually with emerging textile artist Diedrick Brackens for this conversation about  references to 'code-switching' in their respective practices, the legacy of South of Pico in present-day L.A., the influence of Missy Elliot, and more.

Sanford Biggers Uses Traditional Quilting to Issue a Message
October 12, 2020

Lila Allen writes about a legend that inspired Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch. The legend, that quilts were used to mark the path of the Underground Railroad, captivated Biggers after a visit to Philadelphia’s Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church.The article discusses how Biggers uses history and dialogue as "materials" in his art. 

In His New Works, Sanford Biggers Finds a Future Ethnography
September 8, 2020

Contributor Seph Rodney writes about Biggers' series of over 50 works made with pre-1900 antique quilts, on display at the Bronx Museum through January 24, 2020. The article touches on the complexity of the works and the history that the artist communicates through them. 

Sanford Biggers Show Will Highlight the Unlikely Role Played by Quilts in Helping Slaves Flee to Free States
September 8, 2020

Gabriella Angeleti interviewed Biggers for this article, which announced the show before it opened to the public. The article covered Biggers' inspiration for the exhibition including African American History, Buddhist spiritualism, and more.

How 10 Artists Are Staying Creative through COVID-19
March 23, 2020

Sanford Biggers' upcoming Bronx Museum show, Codeswitch, is mentioned in this article where he discusses how he is adapting in the wake of COVID-19. 

Desus and Mero Get Home Borough Salute From Bronx Museum
March 3, 2020

TV and podcast personalities Daniel Baker (a.k.a Desus Nice) and Joel Martinez (a.k.a. The Kid Mero) were honored at the Bronx Museum Visionary Duos Gala. 

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