Artsy | Meredith Mendelsohn & Tess Thackara:
“When I see what’s happening at the Met, it’s almost extraordinary,” says Lowery Stokes Sims, referring to the increasingly diverse holdings and exhibitions of the New York museum, where she became the first black curator in 1975. “And to have Noah Purifoy at LACMA, and Archibald Motley at the Whitney. This has been a long trajectory,” she adds… Read more
Image: Portrait of Amanda Hunt, Lowery Stokes Sims, Kimberly Drew, Bernard Lumpkin, Michael Rosenfeld, and Lauren Haynes at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, by Emily Johnston for Artsy.