• A Major Exhibition and Monograph, Amy Sherald's ‘The World We Make' Shapes a Hopeful Future Through Monumental Portraiture

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    “For love, and for country” (2022), oil on linen, 123 x 93 x 2 1/2 inches. All images © Amy Sherald, courtesy of Hauser & Wirth
    In her first major exhibition outside of the U.S., artist Amy Sherald presents a body of work that's distinctly American. The World We Make , which is now on view, brings Sherald's signature grisaille portraiture to Hauser & Wirth London. Monumental in scale and primarily rendered on flat, monochromatic backdrops, the oil paintings reference a sense of determined optimism to shape reality. “The works reflect a desire to record life as I see it and as I feel it. My...
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