12 BLACK ARTISTS EXPLORE THE TRIUMPHS & TRIBULATIONS OF LIFE IN AMERICA

Ronald Jackson, A Dwelling Down Roads Unpaved. Courtesy of the artist.

Renaissance Noir
Online through July 3 at UTA Artist Space

What the gallery says: “‘Renaissance: Noir’ investigates Blackness on the continuum of the historiographies of African American artists’ narratives that assert, individually and collectively, their state-of-mind and state-of-being Black. An existence of ‘double consciousness,’ as coined by W.E.B. DuBois, where one is constantly combating the ‘isms’—racism, colorism, sexism, capitalism, colonialism, escapism, and criticism—through the act of artistic activism. https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/renaissance-noir-at-uta-1885608

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