Life and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott opened the 2019-2020 season at the Contemporary Arts Center. The comprehensive retrospective is now on display at the New Museum in New York City and is receiving notice from many publications. Here are just a few:
"Watch out. A raucous, enthralling exhibition of the great American painter Robert Colescott (1925-2009) has arrived at the New Museum, to revel in and dissect."
"Art and Race Matters, co-curated with Lowery Stokes Sims and organised by the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, confronts these paradoxes head on, especially in the excellent catalogue."
"Spanning a 60-year career, “Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott” brings to the Bowery a sprawling survey of the pioneering Black painter."