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Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

Denver Art Museum

NOW CLOSED

Jordan Casteel’s first solo museum show explores the young painter’s candid portraits of African Americans, from the male figures in her early scenes set on city streets and subways to more recent paintings of women at work. Works on display include Casteel’s series from 2017, Nights in Harlem, and Benyam (2018), which depicts a matriarch in a family-run Ethiopian restaurant. Find out more from the Denver Art Museum’s website. 

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 The Baayfalls (2018), Jordan Casteel.

The Baayfalls (2018), Jordan Casteel. Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York © Jordan Casteel

Benyam (2018), Jordan Casteel.

Benyam (2018), Jordan Casteel. Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; © Jordan Casteel

Charles (2016), Jordan Casteel

Charles (2016), Jordan Casteel. Courtesy the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; © Jordan Casteel

Cowboy E, Sean Cross, and Og Jabar

Cowboy E, Sean Cross, and Og Jabar (2017), Jordan Casteel. © Jordan Casteel

Flight (2018), Jordan Casteel.

Flight (2018), Jordan Casteel. Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York © Jordan Casteel

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