Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal
November 15, 2018
9.7 X 11.6 X 1.0 inches | 4.2 pounds
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About the Author
Sara Krajewski is the Robert and Mercedes Eicholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon. She is the recipient of a Curatorial Fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for research into emerging transdisciplinary artistic practices.
Sarah Elizabeth Lewis is Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (2015), and served as guest editor for "Vision & Justice," an issue of Aperture magazine, for which she received the 2017 Infinity Award for Critical Writing and Research from the International Center of Photography.
Julia Dolan, PhD, is the Minor White Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon. She has worked with the photography collections at institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts; and the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University.
BOBBY MARTIN has cofounded two successful startups, one of which, First Research, a leader in sales intelligence, was sold to Dun & Bradstreet. He's deeply involved with five other startups as an angel investor and advisor. Martin is chairman and cofounder of Vertical IQ, a leading provider of sales research insight for banks. He speaks frequently about entrepreneurship at universities around the U.S. and at corporate events. In 2006, he was the recipient of the Triangle Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Award in Raleigh.
Hank Willis Thomas (born in Plainfield, New Jersey, 1976) received his BFA from New York University, and an MFA in photography and an MA in visual criticism from California College of the Arts. His first monograph, Pitch Blackness, was published by Aperture in 2008. His collaborative projects include the book and traveling exhibition Question Bridge: Black Males, the installation In Search of the Truth, and For Freedoms, the first artist-run super PAC, founded in 2016. In 2017, Thomas received the AIMIA - AGO Photography Prize. He is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York and Goodman Gallery in South Africa.