Mickalene Thomas
American, born 1971
6,761 followers
Mickalene Thomas
American, born 1971
6,761 followers
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
0.10 RELOADED: Avantgarde 2018,
Galerie Sabine Knust
2016
Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady?,
MOCA, Los Angeles
2013
personal, political, mysterious,
The FLAG Art Foundation

In her texturally rich paintings, Mickalene Thomas examines the popular characterization of black …

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In her texturally rich paintings, Mickalene Thomas examines the popular characterization of black female identity, celebrity, and sexuality. Crafted with acrylic, rhinestones, and enamel, the vibrant interwoven patterns adorning Thomas’ work are inspired by her childhood in the 1970s. Thomas chooses to depict powerful …

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