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Pink Eye
Oil, pigment, fabric and acrylic on canvas
44” (H) x 32″ (W)

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Tschabalala Self, a native of Harlem’s Hamilton Heights neighborhood, brings her bodega-themed paintings to Shanghai for her first solo show in China. The series is inspired by the New York corner stores she grew up around, which are largely stocked with processed and canned foods—and therefore reflective of economic disparities along class and racial lines in the US.



Join us at Studio Museum 127, the Museum's temporary satellite location, to meet 2018 artists in residence #AllisonJanaeHamilton, #TschabalalaSelf, and #SableElyseSmith, and be among the first to view their works in progress. Conceived at the formation of the Studio Museum fifty years ago, the Artist-in-Residence program remains central to the Museum's mission. Open Studios is free and open to all. @studiomuseum 📍
Image: Tschabalala Self, Blunt (2018)

Bubble, 2018

Me & Mr. Self


Lite, 2018⁣

Tschabalala Self: Bodega Run⁣
Yuz Museum, 35 Fenggu Rd, Xuhui District⁣
22 September–9 December 2018⁣

Shanghai is filled with chain convenience stores—FamilyMarts, 7-Elevens, and All Days—that are models of impersonal economic efficiency. African American artist Tschabalala Self, who was born in 1990 in Hamilton Heights, Harlem, has an interest in 'Bodegas'—a Spanish term for corner shop that made its way into New York City via the city's Puerto Ricans and Dominicans. Self describes them as lighthouses 'in an ocean of gentrification'. Her paintings, made using an eclectic range of material including fabric, packing material, oil, acrylic, coloured pencil, and photocopy paper, are mirthfully and mischievously uninhibited. In the Yuz Project Space of Art, Self will show works that include Blunt (2018), a composition in packing material and fabric that depicts a muscly figure at rest on a stoop, holding a joint; a big purple neon bottle of Tropical Fantasy Grape (a flavour of soda that reads as non-white); and oversized crates where the audience can sit and chill.

@yuzmuseum is pleased to present Tschabalala Self’s first solo exhibition in China 🇨🇳 #BodegaRun from 9/22-12/9 at Yuz Project Space of Art. The show is comprised of a new series of paintings, sculptures photos and video. The exhibition will present Self’s continuous study of the bodega, inviting audiences to gain a better understanding of Black metropolitan life. The project is the first time the artist has explored the possibilities and limitations of a real-life environment. 🥫🍫🥤✌🏿
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