Next Big Things: Ambrose Murray

Galerie

Next Big Things: Ambrose Murray

Dec 3, 2021

"A self-taught painter and seamstress hailing from North Carolina, Ambrose Murray has been steadily generating buzz for her exquisitely crafted textile works that explore the human condition." - Galerie

Painter Dindga McCannon at Art Basel Miami Beach

ARTnews

Painter Dindga McCannon at Art Basel Miami Beach

Dec 1, 2021

"One of the stars of Miami Art Week is neither a young artist on the rise nor a more established figure with a loyal market following but, instead, a 74-year-old showing at Art Basel Miami Beach for the first time: Dindga McCannon, whose elegant figurations almost entirely populated by Black women are being given an entire booth by New York’s Fridman Gallery." - Alex Greenberger

Weaving the Threads of Applied and Contemporary Art

The New York Times

Weaving the Threads of Applied and Contemporary Art

Nov 28, 2021

"Iliya Fridman, whose gallery will be presenting textile works of the pioneering “assemblage quilting” artist and civil rights activist Dindga McCannon at Art Basel Miami Beach, wrote in an email that the definition of fine art had “grown to include forms of expression traditional to ‘women’s work.’”

Whitewaller Miami 2021 is Your Guide to Miami Art Week

Whitewaller

Whitewaller Miami 2021 is Your Guide to Miami Art Week

Nov 26, 2021

"Whitewaller Miami is your guide to visiting Art Basel Miami Beach this week."

Artists to watch at this year’s 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

New African

Artists to watch at this year’s 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Oct 14, 2021

"Unburdened by the rules of realistic representation, Godine is able to bring parallel worlds onto a single plane without mixing them, to overlay exterior and interior spaces." - New African

DINDGA MCCANNON IS ANYTHING BUT INVISIBLE

CULTURED

DINDGA MCCANNON IS ANYTHING BUT INVISIBLE

Oct 7, 2021

"Between feathers, shells, sparkles, photographs, rich colors and paintbrushes affixed to various canvases and quilts, McCannon’s art is a bold declaration of Black feminist storytelling, and the show highlights a long timeline, including pieces of hers that date back to the 1980s. Some will also be featured at Art Basel this December." - Abigail Glasgow

A Muralist Discovers Beacon

The Highlands Current

A Muralist Discovers Beacon

Oct 4, 2021

"Last month, a solo exhibition of paintings and textiles by Dindga McCannon opened at the Fridman Gallery in Manhattan. About the same time, the gallery’s owner, Iliya Fridman, asked McCannon if she would address an empty wall near the entrance of his gallery’s Beacon outlet at 475 Main St. that was crying out for a mural." - Alison Rooney

Art Attack: 7 New Galleries in the Hudson Valley

Chronogram

Art Attack: 7 New Galleries in the Hudson Valley

Oct 1, 2021

"In May, Fridman opened a second location on Main Street, Beacon, further enriching the small city’s already-vibrant arts scene. Working in mediums from painting and sculpture to video and sound art, the gallery’s artists are diverse in both cultural background and personal style." - Emma Tulchinsky

Osman Can Yerebakan interview with Dindga McCannon

Artforum

Osman Can Yerebakan interview with Dindga McCannon

Sep 29, 2021

"PEOPLE ALWAYS ASK me where I have been this whole time. I’ve been here all along. Whether through painting or weaving, I’m interested in telling stories of Black women who refuse to take no for an answer, who push the limits of what’s possible." - Dindga McCannon

On View: ‘Dindga McCannon: In Plain Sight’ at Fridman Gallery

Culture Type

On View: ‘Dindga McCannon: In Plain Sight’ at Fridman Gallery

Sep 21, 2021

"A CO-FOUNDER OF THE ARTIST COLLECTIVE Where We At Black Women Artists, Dindga McCannon established her artistic identity during the Civil Rights Movement and the onset of the feminist arts movement, concerns that inform her work today." - Victoria L. Valentine

18 Must-See Exhibitions To Visit This Fall

Essence

18 Must-See Exhibitions To Visit This Fall

Sep 10, 2021

"This major exhibition from Dindga McCannon features pieces from five decades of her work." - Keyaira Boone

The 10 Best Booths at New York’s Armory Show

ARTnews

The 10 Best Booths at New York’s Armory Show

Sep 10, 2021

A cofounder of the “Where We At” Black Women Artists collective, Dindga McCannon is currently the subject of the first solo show of her career at New York’s Fridman Gallery. Her works were a memorable part of the groundbreaking 2017 exhibition “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85” at the Brooklyn Museum." - Maximilíano Durón

The World Catches Up With Dindga McCannon

The New York Times

The World Catches Up With Dindga McCannon

Sep 10, 2021

"For more than five decades, McCannon has been making work rooted in who she is: an African American woman and third-generation Harlemite (although she lives in Philadelphia now). She has a longstanding reputation in Black and fiber art communities: in an interview, Michelle Bishop, the founder and director of the nonprofit Harlem Needle Arts called her “already famous.” - Jillian Steinhauer

Dindga McCannon on Allison Stewart's "All of It"

WNYC Radio

Dindga McCannon on Allison Stewart's "All of It"

Sep 9, 2021

"Dindga McCannon, an artist born and raised in Harlem and the Bronx, joins us to discuss her solo exhibition, In Plain Sight, at Fridman Gallery at 169 Bowery. "

Good Vibrations and Milford Graves’s Healing Harmonics

Hyperallergic

Good Vibrations and Milford Graves’s Healing Harmonics

Jun 28, 2021

"Graves’s work hijacks and stimulates the senses, pulling you through the space ... Allowing Graves’s work to activate and overwhelm the senses was freeing, relaxing, and, just as he always said, possibly even healing." - Annabel Keenan

Memory as a Parallel Dimension

The Highlands Current

Memory as a Parallel Dimension

Jun 28, 2021

"After featuring the work of three artists from farther afield in its debut exhibition in May, Fridman Gallery in Beacon will show the work of Hudson Valley artists in its second show, Time Lapse, which opens July 3 at its Main Street space." - Alison Rooney

Milford Graves Mind – Body Connections

Metal Magazine

Milford Graves Mind – Body Connections

Jun 14, 2021

"The depth of mind-body connections, the scientific art behind the human heartbeat, the physical and mental reaction to thought-provoking musical beats. These are a few of the subjects explored by the late visual artist and free jazz percussionist Milford Graves in his most recent and last work, the Heart Harmonics: sound energy, and natural healing phenomena." – Sofia Balestrin

Inaugural exhibit at new Beacon gallery features 'conceptual landscapes'

Poughkeepsie Journal

Inaugural exhibit at new Beacon gallery features 'conceptual landscapes'

Jun 4, 2021

"The gallery scene in Beacon was recently enriched when the Fridman Gallery opened in Beacon, its second location outside of New York City."

Artillery Magazine

OUTSIDE LA: Remy Jungerman

Artillery Magazine

Apr 28, 2021

"For Jungerman, the act of creating is how he honors his ancestral Surinamese upbringing on his mother’s side; the artworks are the leftover."

The Highlands Current

Fridman Expands to Beacon

The Highlands Current

Apr 23, 2021