Exhibition

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

3 May 2019 – 8 Dec 2019

Regular hours

Friday
11:00 – 18:00
Saturday
11:00 – 18:00
Sunday
11:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 – 18:00
Thursday
11:00 – 22:00

Brooklyn Museum of Art

New York
New York, United States

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Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising.

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Stonewall Uprising: a six-day clash between police and civilians ignited by a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. This exhibition explores its profound legacy within contemporary art and visual culture today and draws its title from the rallying words of transgender artist and activist Marsha P. Johnson, underscoring both the precariousness and the vitality of LGBTQ+ communities.

It presents twenty-eight LGBTQ+ artists born after 1969 whose works grapple with the unique conditions of our political time, and question how moments become monuments. Through painting, sculpture, installation, performance, and video, these artists engage interconnected themes of revolt, commemoration, care, and desire.

Exhibiting artists

Anna Betbeze

Jeffrey Gibson

Tourmaline

Morgan Bassichis

Sasha Wortzel

Hugo Gyrl

Una Aya Osato

Tuesday Smillie

Linda LaBeija

Rindon Johnson

Mark Aguhar

Kiyan Williams

Camilo Godoy

Elle Pérez

Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski

Elektra KB

Constantina Zavitsanos

Michi Ilona Osato

LJ Roberts

David Antonio Cruz

Mohammed Fayaz

Juliana Huxtable

TM Davy

Felipe Baeza

DonChristian Jones

Park McArthur

John Edmonds

Papi Juice

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