Conversations on Culture #14: Antwaun Sargent in conversation with Karen Jenkins-Johnson

31 July 2020 


Writer and Curator Antwaun Sargent and Karen Jenkins-Johnson took part in our 14th installment of Conversations on Culture took place on Friday, July 31st.  Sargent is a writer and critic living and working in New York City. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, New Yorker, New York Review of Books, W, Vogue and other publications. He has contributed to essays in museums and gallery publications on Ed Clark, Mickalene Thomas, Arthur Jafa, Deborah Roberts and Yinka Shonibare, among other artists. Sargent has lectured and participated in public conversations with artists at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Brooklyn Museum, MCA Denver, Art Gallery of Ontario and Harvard and Yale universities. He has also co-organized a number of exhibitions, including The Way We Live Now at Aperture, Then and Now: Chase Hall and Cameron Welch at Jenkins Johnson Projects, and the traveling exhibition, Young, Gifted and Black. The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion is his first book.