Ellen Gamerman profiles Adam Pendleton in The Wall Street Journal. Read the full article here.
Pace London’s exhibition remains on view until 23 May.
The childhood home of Nina Simone was acquired last year by artists Adam Pendleton, Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, and Julie Mehretu, in an effort to preserve the structure and honor the life, work, and legacy of Nina Simone. The home, located in Tryon, North Carolina, has now been designed a "National Treasure" by the National Historic Trust, which plans to preserve the home in collaboration with the community of Tryon, the North Carolina African America Heritage Fund, and the World Monuments
Adam Pendleton and David Adjaye have been selected as finalists for their joint-proposal in collaboration with Future\Pace in the competition to design a new memorial on Boston Common which will honor both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, and the time they spent in Boston. Led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the non-profit group MLK Boston, the competition invited proposals from 126 different artists, and has now been narrowed down to five. Read about Pendleton and Adjaye's propo
Adam Pendleton is profiled by Robin Pogrebin in New York Times, discussing his supportive upbringing, his literary and cultural influences, as well as the importance of language to his artistic practice. Pendleton explains, "Language shapes our experience or it gives shape to the things we experience. It compels me, it pushes me forward." Pendleton further connects the language around the Black Lives Matter movement with his current project, Black Dada Flag (Black Lives Matter), a flag instal