9 June 2018 – 25 August 2019
Spanning across three European institutions, 'Black Madonna' is a multi-part project by Theaster Gates exploring the history of the black woman and her image. The project features a series of exhibitions and performances which draw from a range of sources, from influential depictions of the Madonna in European churches and museums to the extensive print archive of the Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago.
Video: Theaster Gates on 'Black Madonna' (Dur: 1 min 02 sec)
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland (9 June – 21 October 2018)
Sprengel Museum Hannover, Kurt Schwitters Prize Exhibition, Hannover, Germany (23 June – 9 September 2018)