Black Is, Black Ain’t Checklist

06/27/2009 - 10/17/2009

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Edgar Arceneaux 
Failed Attempt at Crystallization, 2002
glass, sugar, crystals, wood, mirror, book
Courtesy of Collection of Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Terry Adkins 
Darkwater Record, 2003
tape recorders, porcelain bust, excerpts from “Socialism and the American Negro” speech by W.E.B. Du Bois
Courtesy of the artist

Elizabeth Axtman 
American Classics, 2006
video
3 minutes 30 seconds
Courtesy of the artist

Jonathan Calm 
Isaacs Runoff #1, 2008
pigment print
Courtesy of the artist and Caren Golden Fine Art, NY

Jonathan Calm 
Baruch Runoff #2, 2008
pigment print
Courtesy of the artist and Caren Golden Fine Art, NY

Paul D’Amato 
624 W. Division, 2007
archival inkjet print
Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago

Paul D’Amato 
Bedroom Door, 2007
archival inkjet print
Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago

Paul D’Amato 
Tashma, 2007
archival inkjet print
Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago

Deborah Grant 
Capsizing the Niggerati, 2006
paper, ink, acrylic on Arches W.C. paper
Courtesy of the artist and Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas

Todd Gray 
7-34-08.5.26.05, 2005
archival pigment print
Courtesy of the artist

Todd Gray 
5-26-05.12.33.38, 2005
archival pigment print
Courtesy of the artist

Todd Gray 
Horse, 2003
archival pigment print
Courtesy of the artist

Shannon Jackson 
White Noises, 1993
video
14 minutes
Courtesy of the artist

Thomas Johnson 
What a Black Man Feels Like, 2004
video
29 minutes
Courtesy of the artist

Jason Lazarus
Standing at the Grave of Emmitt Till, The Day of Exhumation, June 1, 2005, 2005
archival inkjet print
Courtesy of the artist and Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago

David Levinthal 
Four untitled works from the Blackface series
Polaroids
Courtesy of the artist

Glenn Ligon 
Warm Broad Glow, 2005
neon installation
Courtesy of Sender Collection

David McKenzie 
Babel, 2000
video
13 minutes, 48 seconds
Courtesy of the artist

Rodney McMillian 
Chair, 2003
found overstuffed chair
Courtesy of Collection Gaby and Wilhelm Schuermann

Rodney McMillian 
Untitled (in progress), 2003
oil on canvas
Courtesy of Collection Gaby and Wilhelm Schuermann

Jerome Mosley 
Untitled T-Shirts (P.R.O.J.E.C.T.S.), 2006
t-shirts
Courtesy of the artist

Virginia Nimarkoh 
Nubian Queen, 1999
13 drawings by portrait artists in Leicester Square, London
Courtesy of the artist

Virginia Nimarkoh
Untitled #1 (After Gerhard Richter, Betty, 1988), 2001
C-print
Courtesy of the artist

Demetrius Oliver 
Till, 2004
digital chromogenic print
Courtesy of Private Collection

Sze Lin Pang 
Fetichito, 2006
mixed media
Courtesy of the artist

Carl Pope 
Exhibition poster, 2008

William Pope.L 
Skin Set Drawings, 2003
ink and graphite on paper
Courtesy of the artist

William Pope.L
One Substance, Eight Supports, One Situation, 2008
8 pine shelves with flour cones
Courtesy of the artist

William Pope.L 
A Negro Sleeps Beneath the Susquehanna (son version), 1998
video
12 minutes
Courtesy of the artist

Robert A. Pruitt 
For Whom the Bell Curves, 2004
12 gold chains
Courtesy of Collection Studio Museum in Harlem

Randy Regier 
Impending Future Bus, 2004
mixed media
Courtesy of the artist

Daniel Roth 
Cabrini Green Forest (Portal), 2004
two framed drawings, one black and white photograph, one color photograph, and one fiberglass sculpture with colored water
Courtesy of the artist and Donald Young Gallery, Chicago

Joanna Rytel 
To Think Things You Don’t Want To, 2005
video
22 minutes
Courtesy of the artist

Andres Serrano
The Interpretation of Dreams (White Nigger), 2001
cibachrome, silicone, Plexiglas
Courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery, NY

Andres Serrano 
Woman with Infant, 1996
cibachrome, silicone, plexiglas
Courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery, NY

Hank Willis Thomas 
The Johnson Family (from the Unbranded series), 2006/1981
lambda photograph
Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Hank Willis Thomas 
It’s About Time, 2006
light-jet print mounted on foamboard
Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Mickalene Thomas 
Lovely Six Foota, 2007
C-print
Courtesy of Rhona Hoffman Gallery