1970 Born in Los Angeles, CA. Lives and works in New York, NY.
1999 Master of Fine Art, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1998 The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1997 Maryland Institute of College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1992 Bachelor of Arts, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
1991 Syracuse University (Department of International Programs Abroad), Florence Italy
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2023 Oracle, 25-ft monumental public art sculpture, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA,
In partnership with Art Production Fund and Marianne Boesky Gallery
re:mancipation, a collaboration with Sanford Biggers, Chazen Museum of Art,
and MASK Consortium, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
2022 Patching Voyages, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
Only the Ashes, Massimo de Carlo Gallery, London, UK
Intersections: Sanford Biggers, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Oracle & Art in Focus, Rockefeller Center, presented by Art Production Fund
and in partnership with Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Contra/Diction, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
20-22 Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Traveled to
California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2021 Art in Focus, The Rockefeller Center, Campus wide installation including 25 ft Oracle
sculpture, presented by Art Production Fund and in partnership with Marianne
Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2020 Sanford Biggers: Soft Truths, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Sanford Biggers: Quadri Ed Angeli, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
Chimeras, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
2018 Just Us, For Freedoms, Charleston, WV
New Work, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sanford Biggers, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, organized by Lisa Melandri;
traveled to Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI;
Tufts University Art Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA
2017 Falk Visiting Artist: Sanford Biggers, curated by Emily Stamey, Weatherspoon Art
Museum, The University of North Carolina Greensboro, NC
Selah, Marianne Boesky Gallery East, New York, NY
2016 Subjective Cosmology, MOCAD, Detroit, MI
Hither & Yon, Massimo De Carlo Gallery, London, UK
NEW/NOW: Sanford Biggers, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
New Work, Monique Meloche Projects, New York, NY
The pasts they brought with them, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Monuments – Sanford Biggers: Laocoön, Cressman Center for Visual Art,
2014 Danpatsu, outdoor video screening, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Sanford Biggers: Shake, Shuffle, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Vex, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
3 Dollars & 6 Dimes, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Floating World, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY
2013 Dark Star, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Sugar, Pork, Bourbon, Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
Ago, Monique Meloche, Chicago, IL
Codex, VCU Arts Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA
2012 Codex, Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL
The Cartographer’s Conundrum, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Moon Medicine, University of the South Gallery, Sewanee, TN
Greenfield Commission, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
2011 Sweet Funk: An Introspective Survey, Brooklyn Museum of Art. New York,
NY, Curated by Eugenie Tsai
2010 Moon Medicine, Contemporary Arts Forum. Santa Barbara, CA
Curated by Miki Garcia (catalog)
2009 Constellation (Stranger Fruit), Office of the Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Blossom. Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, Curated by Bruce Guenther
Sanford Biggers, Peculiar Institutions, Solvent Space, Richmond, VA
Conundrum, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2008 D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY
Cosmic Conundrum, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2007 Blossom, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (catalog)
2006 Freedom and Other Seldom Travelled Roads, Mary Goldman Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
Notions, Kenny Schachter Rove, London, UK (catalog)
2005 The Afronomical Way, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle,
Warsaw, Poland (editioned custom catalog)
New Work, Triple Candie, New York, NY
2004 Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Both/And Not Either/Or, Contemporary Art Center Cincinnati, Cincinnati,
OH (traveled to the Contemporary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD)
2002 Afro Temple, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (catalog)
Creation/Dissipation, Trafo Gallery, Budapest Hungary
Psychic Windows, Matrix Gallery, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA (catalog)
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
23-24 (Still) Sculpturally Distanced, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass
Village, CO, curated by Meriwether McClorey
2023 Seeing Stars, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Charlotte, NC
Tennessee Triennial: Re-Pair, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
Pour, Tear, Carve: Material Possibilities in the Collection, Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
2022 Sculpturally Distanced, curated by Meriwether McClorey. Anderson Ranch Arts Center,
Snowmass Village, CO
21-23 The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, Virginia Museum of
Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; traveled to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX; Crystal
Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO;
Curator: Valerie Cassel Oliver (catalog)
2021 Garmenting: Costume and Contemporary Art, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Artists For NYC, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Abstranded: Fiber and Abstraction in Contemporary Art, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
2020 Flag Project, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
Uptown, Wallach Art Gallery, New York, NY
High Anxiety, from the collection of Hedy Fischer and Randy Shull, 22 London, Asheville, NC
2020 Radical Tradition: American Quilts and Social Change, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Barring Freedom, Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA; travels to San
Jóse Museum of Art, San Jóse, CA; Shiva Gallery, New York, NY
Editions from Columbia University’s LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies,
Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Sculpturally Distanced, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist
Tradition, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Examining Identity Construction: Selections from the Mott-Warsh Collection,
Mott-Warsh Collection, Flint, MI
Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Say It Loud, Denison Museum, Granville, WA
2019 In Plain Sight, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts/
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, Zuccaire Gallery, New York, NY
Unbroken Current, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
Yoko Ono: Remember the Future, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
20 and Odd: The 400-Year Anniversary of 1619, LeRoy Neiman Print Center Gallery,
New York, NY
Tricknology, Boesky West, Aspen, CO, curated by Sanford Biggers
Floating the Floral, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
Less is a Bore: Maximalist Art & Design, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA,
curated by Jeffery De Bois and Jenelle Porter (catalogue)
Can’t Be Greedy…You gotta take some, and leave some, Het HEM Museum,
Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Pioneers, Somerset House,
London, UK, curated by Zak Ové
The Academic Body, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Afropick, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
America will Be!: Surveying the Contemporary Landscape, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Messengers: Artist as Witnesses, University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, NH
2018 Extra, Gallery 102, Corcoran School of Arts & Design, George Washington
University, Washington, DC
Say It Loud, 22 London, Asheville, NC
Soundlines of Contemporary Art, International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yerevan, Armenia
Moving Visuals, The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts and
Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, University of
Maryland, College Park, MD
Remember This, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Open Spaces 2018, Kansas City Office of Culture and Creative Services, Kansas City, MO
MAD Collects: The Future of Craft Part 1, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
curated by Shannon R. Stratton
In terms of collage, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Sculpture Milwaukee, Sculpture Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, curated by Russell Bowman
From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration, The Legacy Museum, Birmingham, AL
RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Surface/ Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Shapiro, Museum of Arts and
Design, New York, NY
2018 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Cinque Mostre 2018: The Tesseract, curated by Ilaria Giann, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Black Value, curated by Janine Gaelle Dieudji, Fondazione Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence Italy
2017 Jacob Lawrence: Lines of Influence, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of NYSCA/NYFA Fellowships, Samuel Dorsky
Museum of Art, The State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY,
curated by Judith K. Brodsky and David C. Terry; traveled to Dowd Gallery, The State
University of New York, Cortland, NY; Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY;
Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, The State University of New York, Fredonia, NY; Paul
W. Zuccaire Gallery, The State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY; Center for the Arts
Gallery, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
Talking Pictures: Camera Phone Conversations Between Artists, The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
New York, NY
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
DRAW/Boston, MassArt, Boston, MA
Uptown, The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, New York, NY
Maker, Maker, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
No burden as heavy, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Victory over the Sun: The Poetics and Politics of Eclipse, Kentucky Museum of
Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
Detroit 67: Perspectives, Detroit Historical Society, Detroit, MI
ProjectArt Presents: My Kid Could Do That, Kimpton Eventi Hotel, New York, NY
2016 In Context: Africans in America, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, Nasher
Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, curated by Miranda Lash
and Trevor Schoonmaker; traveled to Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Hateful Things, Depree Arts Center & Gallery, Hope College, Holland, MI
Fresh Cuts, Eric Firestone Gallery, Easthampton, NY
Thought Patterns, Deborah Ronnen Fine Art, Rochester, NY
All Tomorrow’s Parties, Hathaway David Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
The Nest, an exhibition of art in nature, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Sanford Biggers & Ebony G. Patterson, moniquemelocheLES, New York, NY
2015 SAIC 150th Anniversary Show, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of
Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sanford Biggers & Xaviera Simmons, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
She Sells Seashells by The Sea Shore, Eric Firestone Gallery, Easthampton, NY
Bring in the Reality, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY
Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional
de Bellas Artes, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Pilgrimage Dun Huang – First International City Sculpture Exhibition, Architectural
Society of China, Dun Huang, China
POP Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art, 21c Durham, Durham, NC
Building a Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
New Ways of Seeing: Cultural Hybridity and Aesthetic Liberty, Dorsky
Gallery, Long Island City, NY Curated by Jan Castro
Respond, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Constructed Histories, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
Draw: Mapping Madness, Out Art Museum, Beijing, China, curated by Thomas Vu
2014 The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music 1965 to Now, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, curated by Naomi Beckwith and Dieter
Transmission LA: AV Club, Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
Americana, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL
The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona., Girls Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (catalog)
Camera as Release: Photographer as Performer, Paris Photo, JPMorgan Chase
Art Collection, Paris, France
New Bed, Krowswork Gallery, Oakland, CA
Metabolic Bodies, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Black Eyes, ConceptNV, New York, NY, curated by Nicola Vassell
Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Los Angeles Nomadic Division’s Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, New Orleans, LA
Two Moons on the Shore, a Wind-Up Bird in Norwegian Wood: Haruki Murakami
and Contemporary Art, Contemporary by Golconda, Tel Aviv, Israel
The Shadows Took Shape, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2013 Soft Pictures, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Nu Age Hustle, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Shadows Took Shape, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, curated by
Naima Keith and Zoe Whitley
Missed Connection, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Serious Laughs: Art Politics, Humor, Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston, NY,
Curated by Daniel Mason
Wayfarer, Picture Windows in collaboration with Hank Willis Thomas, International
Center for Photography, New York, NY
Strut Your Stuff, HAU 1 Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Germany, curated by Ina Wudtke
Rehearsals, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
2012 a small world… (installation on view from the permanent collection), The Jewish
Museum, New York, NY
Transmission LA: AV Club, Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center,
David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD
Contemporary Mandala: New Audiences, New Forms, Emory University Visual
Arts, Gallery, Atlanta, GA
US Embassy in Tokyo Exhibition for Ambassador John V. Roos, Tokyo, Japan
2011 The Bearden Project, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY
15 x15, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Black Sound, White Cube, Kunstquariter Benthanien, Berlin, Germany,
Curated by Ina Wudtke and Dieter Lesage.
Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists,
Bronx Museum of Arts, New York, NY
Infinite Mirror, Syracuse University Art Galleries (and traveling), Syracuse, NY
Sweetcake Enso, Village Zendo, New York, NY
2010 Grains of Emptiness, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY
Signs of Life: Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum
Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
Resurrectine, Feldman Gallery, New York, NY
Reflection, Nathan A. Bernstein Gallery, New York, NY
Dead or Alive, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Who are you close to, JANE KIM/ thrust projects, New York, NY
Progress Reports - Art in an Age of Diversity, Iniva, London, UK
Spirit Up! Event Notation and the Invocation of Spirit in Contemporary Art,
CCS Bard, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY, curated by Daniel Mason
2010: Searching for the Heart of Black Identity, Kentucky Museum of Art
and Craft, Louisville, KY
2009 30 Seconds Off an Inch, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Curated by Naomi Beckwith
Americana, New Society for Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, curated by Frank Wagner
Passages, Revisiting Histories: Sanford Biggers + Andrea Geyer + Simon J.
Ortiz, Lambent Foundation, New York, NY, curated by Niels von Tomme
Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor, Katonah Museum of Art, Bedford, NY
Jack Wolgin Competition Finalists, Tyler School of Art, Temple University,
Carnival Within, Uferhalle, Berlin, Germany, curated by Uta Grundmann, Sabine Russ and Gregory Volk
Hidden City Philadelphia, curated by Christian Marclay and Stephen Vittielo, Perrgrine Arts Inc.,
Intrinsic Trio: Sanford Biggers, Sam Gilliam & Joyce J. Scott, curated by Amy
Raehse, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (catalog)
2008 Prospect 1: US Biennial, Old US Mint, New Orleans, LA (catalog)
Nippon in Black, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, curated by Fanon Che Wilkins
NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, Menil, Houston TX (catalog/traveling)
curated by Franklin Sirmans
Unknown Pleasures, Aspen Museum of Art. Aspen, CO, curated by Matthew Thompson
Into the Trees, curated by Lily Wei, Art Omi, Ghent, NY
Shuffle, Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2007 Illuminations, Tate Modern, London, UK
3 Day Museum, Okinawa Museum, Okinawa, Japan
Performa 07, The Performance Art Biennial, New York, NY
MANUAL cc: Instructions for Beginners and Advanced Players, Kronika Gallery,
Pretty Baby, Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
For the Love of the Game, The Amistad Center for Arts and Culture, Hartford, CT
HooDoo, The Amistad Center for Arts and Culture. Hartford, CT
Black Light/White Noise, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
Paradise & Inferno: The Post Millennial Black Madonna, MoCADA & Skylight, New York, NY
Intelligent Design, Momenta, New York, NY
Urbanity, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2006 New York, Interrupted, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China
The Black Moving Cube: Black Figuration & The Moving Image, The Tate
Britain, London, UK (traveled)
Fountains, D’Amelio Terras. New York, NY
Twisted Roots, Washington Project for the Arts, Corcoran Gallery, and DC Arts Center. Washington, DC
Everybody Dance, The Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts, New York, NY
The Dalai Lama Portrait Project: The Missing Peace, The 100 for Tibet. (traveling)
Art Rock, Rockerfeller Center, New York, NY
Black Alphabet, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2005 d’Afrique d’Asie, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY (traveling)
Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970, Contemporary
Arts Museum, Houston, TX
The Here and Now, The Renaissance Society, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2004 Join Us (Calls of Ecstasy from the Edge of Oblivion), Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
2003 Somewhere Better Than This Place, Contemporary Art Center Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Kuti, The New Museum, New York, NY
Shuffling the Deck, Princeton Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ
The Commodification of Buddhism, Bronx Museum, New York, NY
Black Belt, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2002 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (catalog)
Family, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue)
2001 One Planet Under a Groove, Bronx Museum, New York, NY (traveling/catlog)
Zoning, The Project, New York, NY
Freestyle, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY (catalog)
Rapper’s Delight, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Altoid’s Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum for Contemporary Art,
New York, NY (traveling)
2000 Full Service, Kenny Schachter, New York, NY
22-23 Of many waters…, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA, curated by Heidi Zuckerman
2018 PLACE, Directed by Patricia McGregor, scenic design by Sanford Biggers & Tim Brown, Co-commissioned
and co-produced by Beth Morrison Projects and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
2016 Sculpture Commission – Equal Justice Initiative, The Legacy Museum, Montgomery, AL
L’Amant Anonyme, (Art Direction) Little Opera Theater, 59E59, New York, NY
2013 Absolut X, Art Director for New York event featuring Santigold and Questlove, New York, NY
2009 New York Percent for the Arts, Eagle Academy, New York, NY
Marshall S. Cogan Visiting Artist in the Office for the Arts Public Art Program, Harvard University,
Office of Fine Arts, Cambridge, MA
Hidden Cities, Stephen Vittielo and Perrgrine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Christian Marclay
2008 The Norton Family Christmas Project
Ahh Decadence... (Exhibition Designer), The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries,
Chicago, IL, curated by Lisa Wainwright
The Voting Booth Project, The Rema Hort Man Foundation, David Zwirner Gallery and Lehmann
Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Moon Medicin, Un-televised Revolutions, John F. Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts, Washington, DC
Moon Medicin, Chazen Art Museum, Madison, WI
2018 Moon Medicin & Jump N Funk, Kansas City Open Spaces, Kansas City, MO
2016 Moon Medicin, MOCAD, Detroit, MI
Moon Medicin, Harlem Stage, New York, NY
2015 Moon Medicin, ASU Gammage, Tempe, AZ
Moon Medicin, The Jones Center at The Contemporary Austin, Austin CO
2014 Moon Medicin, The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, New York
Moon Medicin, Creative Capital Annual Benefit, New York, NY
Moon Medicin, Neuehouse, New York, NY
Moon Medicin, Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts, Atlanta, G
2012 Moon Medicin, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center,
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Forum Lounge: Sanford Biggers (Feat. Gamelan Sinar Surya and DJ Jahi Sundance),
Contemporary Arts Forum. Santa Barbara, CA
2009 Stranger Fruit (Feat. Imani Uzuri), Harvard University OFA, Cambridge, MA
Conundrum, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2007 The Somethin’ Suite, Performa 07, New York, NY
2006 Cosmic Conundrum, UCLA Fowler Museum. Los Angeles, CA
The Warsaw Pack(ed), Zacheta Gallery of National Art, Warsaw, Poland/
Temple Bar, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Creation/Dissipation, Trafo Art Space, Budapest, Hungary.
2000 Mandala of the B-Bodhisattva, Bronx Community College OM; Full Serve,
New York, NY
The Art of Breaking, Downtown Arts Festivals, New York, NY
1998 Slam, CBGB’s, New York, NY
Communication Breakdown, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
Racine des Memoirs, Skowhegan, ME
Dark Magus, CBGB’s, New York, NY
1997 Cane Song Cycles, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
2019 Tricknology, curate group exhibition, Boesky West, Aspen, CO
2006 Malleable, Kuhn Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2004 (In)visible Silence, guest curator of three persons show, School 33 Art Center,
2001 Sticky Fingers, curated by Sanford Biggers and Elaine Ng, Para-Site Art
Space, Hong Kong, China
SELECTED AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2021 deFINE Art Honoree, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA
2020 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Visual Arts
America Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2019 Honoree at the NYFA Hall of Fame Benefit, New York Foundation for the Arts,
New York, NY
2017 Art Bridge, Honoring Sanford Biggers, New York, NY
American Academy in Rome 2017-2018 Fellowship in the Visual Arts, Rome, Italy
2016 CUE Art Foundation, Honoring Sanford Biggers & Eugenie Tsai, New York, NY
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Cool Culture UnGala, Phillips Auction House, New York, NY
Columbia University’s Office of the Provost’s Junior Faculty Grant
TED2016 Fellows Program, Vancouver, Canada.
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2015 Residency Sanford Biggers + Moon Medicine at ASU Gammage, Beyond Series, Tempe, AZ
Residency at The Combine Space, Tempe, AZ
Guna S. Mundheim Fellow in the Visual Arts, The American Academy, Berlin, Germany
The Joyce Foundation Award
2014 Residency at Georgia Institute of Technology for Africa/Atlanta
BET ICON MANN 28 Men of Change Award
Berlin Prize Fellowship from the American Academy
2013 Columbia University’s Office of the Provost’s Junior Faculty Grant
New York York City’s Art Teacher’s Association’s Artist-of-the-Year
Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts Africa Atlanta 2014/STEAM Residency
JWT’s Differenter Committee’s Innovators of Change Award
2012 Berlin Prize Fellowship from the American Academy
2010 Greenfield Prize at the Hermitage Artist Retreat
2009 Harvard University Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies
Harvard University’s Office of Fine Arts’ Artist in Residence
Creative Time Travel Grant
Denniston Hill Research Grant
William H. Johnson Prize
2008 Creative Capital Foundation Grant
2007 New York Percent for the Arts Commission, New York, NY
Art Matters Grant, New York, NY
Akademie Schloss Solitude (residency), Stuttgart, Germany
2005 AIR Laboratory. Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Lambent Fellowship in the Arts TIDES Foundation grant, New York, NY
Fellow in Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work from the New York
Foundation for the Arts.
2004 Pennies from Heaven/ New York Community Trust Grant
2003 ARCUS Project Residency, Moriya City, Japan
Headlands Center for the Arts/ AWAKE: “Art, Buddhism, and the Dimensions of
Consciousness” (residency) San Francisco, CA
2002 Art in General/ Trafo Gallery Eastern European Exchange Residency
2001 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant
Socrates Sculpture Park Residency, Long Island City, NY
2000 World Views Artist in Residence, World Trade Center, New York, NY
Eyebeam/ New York City Annenberg Challenge for Arts Education, New York, NY
(Residency in teaching at Chelsea Vocational High School)
Studio Museum in Harlem Artists-in-Residence, New York, NY
P.S. 1 Studio Residency, New York, NY
1999 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago James Nelson Raymond Fellowship
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Graduate Incentive Scholarship
1998 Camille Hanks-Cosby Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and
Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1996 Santa Fe Public Art Fund Grant, Los Angeles, CA
1990 Central Metals Sculpture Competition, second place, Atlanta, GA
Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Jewish Museum, New York, NY
J.P. Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Mémorial ACTe, Pointe-á-Pitre, Gaudeloupe
Miami Beach, Miami, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC
National Museum of Qatar, Doha, Qatar
New Museum, New York, NY
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Princeton university Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Museum of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2023 Mitter, Siddhartha. “An Exhibition Proposes Alternatives to Removing Contentious
Statues,” The New York Times (April 26, 2023)
2020 Allen, Lily. “Sanford Biggers Uses Traditional Quilting to Issue a New Message,”
Metropolis (October 12, 2020)
2018 Cunningham, Vinson. “The Playful, Political Art of Sanford Biggers: An under-
sung artist upends received ideas about race and history,” The New
Yorker (January 8,2018) [online]
Harris, Jane Ursula. “The Supper Club: An Interview With Elia Alba,” Huffington
Post (January 4, 2018) [online]
Kiefer, Ross. “Melding Textile and Tradition at the Weatherspoon,” The
Carolinian(January 18, 2018) [online]
Laster, Paul. “Dubbed ‘Under-Sung’ by the New Yorker, Sanford Biggers is on a
Roll,” GARAGE Magazine (February 1, 2018) [online]
Rodney, Seph. “A Landscape Made Up of Black Folks,” Hyperallergic (January
3, 2018) [online] Valentine, Victoria L. “Lines of Influence: Centennial
Exhibition Explores Jacob Lawrence’s Connections with Artists Past and
Present,” Culture Type (January 30, 2018) [online]
2017 Akbari, Ariana. “Sanford Biggers at Marianne Boesky: Intentionally Woke,
Unintentionally Groovy,” Arte Fuse (October 17, 2017) [online]
Biggers, Sanford. “Letter From the Editor,” Whitewaller Magazine (November 6, 2017)
Boucher, Brian. “‘It’s Hard to Look Back’: Why MacArthur Genius Bryan
Stevenson Is Building America’s First Slavery Museum,” Artnet News
(August 31, 2017) [online]
Budick, Ariella. “Uptown show of goodwill and bad hombres,” Financial Times (July 20, 2017)
Cascone, Sarah. “The iPhone Museum of Art Show,” Artnet News (June 29, 2017) [online]
Chen, Min. “Sanford Biggers Reconstructs American History with Scraps of
Fabric,” Surface (September 7, 2017)
Chipman, Melissa. “Timely new exhibit at KMAC focuses on the ‘Poetics and
Politics of Eclipse,’” Insider Louisville (August 16, 2017) [online]
Collins, Ann. “Selah: Either Exclamation or Silence,” School of Visual Arts;
Degree Critical (October 17, 2017) [online]
Farago, Jason. “‘Uptown’ Inaugurates a New Columbia University Outpost,”
The New York Times (June 1, 2017)
Friedrich, Michael. “At the Brooklyn Museum, New Research on Lynching in
America Dialogues with the Art,” Hyperallergic (October 1, 2017) [online]
Furman, Anna. “How art is being used to explore America’s shameful legacy of
lynching,” The Guardian (July 31, 2017)
Greenberger, Alex. “Rome Prize Announces 2017–19 Winners, Including Sanford
Biggers and Rochelle Feinstein” ARTnews (April 24, 2017) [online]
Goba, Kadia. “Brooklyn Museum’s The Legacy of Lynching Exhibit,” Kings
County Politics (July 27, 2017) [online]
Heinrich, Will and Martha Schwendener. “What to See in New York Galleries This
Week,” The New York Times (September 13, 2017)
Kinsella, Eileen. “See Childhood Works From Current Art Stars at ProjectArt’s
Benefit,” Artnet News (April 28, 2017) [online]
Lannin, Kelsey. “9 Eye-Grabbing Works from San Francisco’s UNTITLED Art Fair,”
The Creators Project (January 27, 2017) [online]
Luongo, Michael T. “Detroit Museums Examine the Riots That Changed the
City,” The New York Times (August 13, 2017)
Mitter, Siddhartha. “The Uptown Triennial Casts Harlem in Vivid Relief,” The
Village Voice (July 26, 2017) [online]
Mitter, Siddartha. “The Year in Overlooked Art,” The Village Voice (December 13, 2017) [online]
Olson, Carly. “Sanford Biggers Makes Art Out of Antique Quilts,” Architectural
Digest (August 31, 2017) [online]
Pestana, Steven. “Sanford Biggers: Selah,” The Brooklyn Rail (October 5, 2017)
Rodney, Seph. “Sanford Biggers Summons the Power of Deep Music,”
Hyperallergic (October 20, 2017) [online]
Scher, Robin. “Brooklyn Museum Partners With Equal Justice Initiative to Survey
‘The Legacy of Lynching,’” ARTnews (July 25, 2017)
Schwendener, Martha. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week,” The
New York Times (September 13, 2017)
Sharp, Sarah Rose. “Calling Detroit’s 1967 Civil Unrest a ‘Rebellion,’ a Museum
Takes a Strong Stand,” Hyperallergic (October 2, 2017) [online]
Smith, Roberta. “An Exhibition Worth Thousands of Words,” The New York Times
(July 6, 2017) [online]
Strickland, Carol. “Sanford Biggers Sculptures Evoke Violent History,” The Clyde
Fitch Report (September 22, 2017) [online]
Uszerowicz, Monica. “When Artists Carry the Burden of History,” Hyperallergic
(August 21, 2017) [online]
Valentine, Victoria L. “Culture Talk: Arnold Lehman on Curating ‘American African American,’
a Selling Exhibition at Phillips London,” Culture Type (November 1, 2017) [online]
Vogel, Wendy. “New York Critics’ Picks: Sanford Biggers,” Artforum (September 15, 2017)
“4 Reasons to Collect Sanford Biggers’s ‘Lotus’ Print,” Artspace (September 5, 2017)
“5 Artists Respond to: Charlottesville,” The New York Times (August 29, 2017) [online]
“International Forum: Artists of Conscience featuring Sanford Biggers and
Fatimah Asghar,” Art & Education (November 3, 2017) [online]
“Rome Prize Announces 2017–2018 Winners,” Artforum (April 24, 2017)
“Sanford Biggers at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York,” Blouin Artinfo
(September 27, 2017) [online]
“‘Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversation between Artists’ exhibition
reveals new realms,” Blouin Artinfo (August 22, 2017) [online]
“Sanford Biggers,” Wall Street International (September 13, 2017) [online]
2016 Farrington, Lisa, “African American Art”, Oxford University Press, USA.
Garrett, Natalie Eve, “The Artists’ & Writers’ Cookbook”, powerHouse Cultural
2015 Tate, Steve, “Artist Provocateur: Sanford Biggers”, Ubikwist, No. 1, Fall Issue.
“Between the Lines: A Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists”, The RxArt
Coloring Book, Vol. 5, http://www.rxart.net/store/between-the-lines-a-coloring-
Nelson, Solveig “The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music 1965 to
Now”, Artforum, Nov.
Waxman, Lori “Freedom Principal at MCA”, Chicago Tribune, Nov 11.
Farago, Jason, “The Freedom Principle – an astounding fusion of jazz and art”.
The Guardian, July.
NPR Specials, The American Academy in Berlin presents the Spring 2015
publication of The Berlin Journal
Hawley, Charles, “Portfolio”, Berlin Journal, Number 28, Spring 2015.
“Akademie X, Lessions in Art + Life”, Phaidon Press, Feb 23.
2014 “Zingmagazine – #24”, Zingmagazine
Valentine, Victoria L. “Culture Type: The Year in Black Art 2014”, Culturetype, Dec 27.
Sutton, Benjamin, “Artists Hit the Highway in Search of New Viewers”, Artnet, August 20.
Miranda, Carolina. “Frida Kahlo.” ARTnews. July 14.
Lohr, Nikki, “Moon Medicine at Neuehouse”, Gallerist/New York Observer, June 24.
“Miami Galleries are Jammed with Noteworthy Exhibitions”, The Miami Herald, June 20.
McDermott, Emily “Follow that Sh*t, Don’t Think About It Too Much, Just Do it.
Sanford Biggers talks his Band, Moon Medicin.” Complex, June 20.
“In Conversation with Sanford Biggers and Robb Pruitt.” Art South Africa. July.
“NYC-Based artist Sanford Bigger’s Solo Exhibition at David Castillo The Miami
Art Scene. Jun 8. http://www.themiamiartscene.com/nyc-based-artist-
Weathersby, Irvin. “Why is this White Woman in a Morehouse Shirt?” The Root, June 6.
Dees, Sasha. “Sanford Biggers: A Quilted Conversation.” Africanah.org, May 6.
Gilsdorf, Ben. “Metabolic Bodies.” The Miami Herald, May.
Fullerton, Elizabeth. “How Artists are using Music to Seduce, Confound (and
Entertain Us)” ARTnews. April 23
“When Worlds Collide.” Vibe Magazine, Winter 2014.
Alexander, Andrew. “Sanford Biggers returns to Atlanta this week.” Creative
Loafing Atlanta, March 25. http://clatl.com/freshloaf/archives/2014/03/25/
Wolff, Rachel. “Science Friction: Sci-Fi Gets Real.” Mar 5.
Goffstein, Sarah. “A Memory Jar for Terry Adkins (1953-2014).” The Brooklyn Rail. Mar 4.
Alexander, Andrew. “A Critic’s Notebook: March’s Top Events” Creative Loafing Atlanta. Feb 26.
Anti-Robot Radio Show with Moonshyne Brown: Guests: Moon Medicine, Feb 1.
Cotter, Holland. “Lost in the Gallery-Industrial Complex.” The New York Times. Jan 17.
Hirsch, Faye. “Sanford Biggers: Floating World.” Art in Print. Volume 3, Number 5.
Cercone, Katie. “EYE CANDY IS DANDY: Rashaad Newsome’s Hip-Hop Heraldry
& the New Black Swag.” Art Papers. January/February.
2013 Cembalest, Robin. “Avant-Garde Quilt Explosion!” ARTnews. Jan 30. 2013
Faumberg, Jason. “12 Incredible Works of Art Bought by Chicago Museums in
2013 ”Chicago Magazine. December 30.
“Expo Chicago—Sanford Biggers, Elysia Borowy-Reeder and Jose Lerma.” Bad
at Sports Episode 433. Dec 17.
Cembalest, Robin. “Miami Finally Has the Art Museum It Deserves.” ARTnews. Dec 5.
“Goings on About Town: The Studio Museum.” The New Yorker. Dec. 2.
Quinn, Chase. “The Days of Future Past: Afrofuturism and Black Memory.
“Hyperallergic” Nov 27
Glasberg, Eve. “LeRoy Neiman’s Gift to the School of the Arts Provides Hands-
on Printmaking Expertise.” Nov 18.
“The Artist’s Way: Sanford Biggers.” BET.com. Oct 2.
Long, Monique. “If You Like…” Studio: The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine.
Miller, Andrea. “Steel, Roses and Slave Ships.” Shambala Sun. September.
Brooks, Katherine. “25 Artists You Should Be Following on Instagram.” August 12.
Sanford Biggers Interview. Arise Entertainment 360. July 10.
Goleas, Janet. “Sanford Biggers @ Eric Firestone Gallery.” Whitehot Magazine. July.
Newton, Karen. “Codes and Clouds.” Style Weekly. June 11.
Rose-Shapiro, Annette M., “Feast for the Eyes,” ARTnews. February.
Onli, Meg. “Ago” Black Visual Archive. May 21.
Pollack, Barbars. “The Civil War in Art, Then and Now.” ARTnew. May 15.
Campion, Michelle Gray. “Culture Clash. The Biggers Deal,” Gravure, Issue 7, Spring/Summer.
Perra, Daniele. “Sanford Biggers: Django Unchained in salsa quilt.” Artribune. April 28.
Huebner, Jeff. “Sanford Biggers manifests a new destiny with Ago.” Chicago Reader. April 26.
2012 Wolff, Rachel. “Hank Willis Thomas Stages a Photo Shoot: How Sanford Biggers
Came to Strike a Pose as a Two-Faced Dandy.” ARTnews. November.
Castro, Jan Garden. “Sanford Biggers: Music, Afrofuturism and Re-visioning
History.” Black Renaissance Noire. Volume 12, Issue 1, Fall.
Castro, Jan Garden. “Syncretic Improvisations: A Conversation with Sanford
Biggers.” Sculpture, October.
Gaskins, Nettrice. Polyculturalist Visions Revisited. Art:21. September 4.
Gaskins, Nettrice. “Sanford Biggers’ Conundrum: The Mothership Lands at Mass
MoCA.” Art:21. June 19.
Gaskins, Nettrice. “Sanford Biggers’ Codex Navigates the Past, Present,
Future.” Art:21. April 24.
The Insider’s Guide, publication for Transmission LA: AV Club, Geffen
Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles, CA. April 20.
MacVean, Mary. “Chef Marcus Samuelsson talks about art, ethnicity.” Los
Angeles Times. Jul 10.
Gaskins, Nettrice, Sanford Biggers Conundrum: The Mothership Lands at Mass
MoCA, art: 21 blog, Jun 19.
Gaskins, Nettrice. Sanford Biggers’ Codex Navigates the Past, Present and Future. Apr 24.
Rico a.k.a. Superbizee, Somethin’ Suite: Okayplayer Interview with Sanford
Biggers, okayplayer, May 31.
Gaskins, Nettrice. Sanford Biggers: Contemporary Mandala and the Hip-Hop Ethos. Mar 23.
Smee, Sebastian. “Music, Memory, Mystery on view.” BostonGlobe.com. Mar 1.
Erica. “Sanford Biggers’s futuristic vision at Mass MoCA.” The Art Newspaper. February 6.
Pasori, Cedar, Alex Morency and Nick Shonberger. “The 100 Most Influential
Artists of the Complex Decade.” Complex.com
2011 Martinez, Alanna. “The Top 20 Shows to See in 2012.” Artinfo. December 30.
Sutton, Benjamin. “Sanford Biggers Goes Biggers in Brooklyn and Queens.” The L Magazine. November 4.
Richard, Frances. “Sanford Biggers, Brooklyn Museum/SculptureCenter.” Artforum. December.
Johnson, Ken. “Smile and Metaphor, Crossing Borough Lines.” The New York Times. October 20.
Budick, Ariella. “Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective, Brooklyn
Museum, New York.” Financial Times, October 20.
Adkins, Terry. “Sanford Biggers.” Bomb Magazine, Fall.
McGee, Celia. “First an Outcast, Then an Inspiration.” The New York Times, April 24.
Cash, Stephanie. “In the Studio: Sanford Biggers.” Art in America, March.
2010 Sanders, Brandee. “Art Basel Miami: Black Artists Push Creative
Boundaries.” The Root, December 8.
Jacobs, Ferenz. “Blanco es el nuevo negro” Lamono Magazine, Nov. 3,
Lesage, Dieter & Wudtke, Ina. “Black Sound White Cube.” Löcker Verlag (June 11)
Goldberg, RoseLee. “Everywhere and All At Once: An Anthology of Writings on
Performa 07.” JRP|Ringier (April 24)
Butter, Thomas. “Interview with Sanford Biggers.” Whitehot Magazine (April)
Rife, Susan. “Greenfield Prize presented to NY artist.” Herald Tribune (April 16)
Donelan, Charles. “Sanford Biggers’s Moon Medicine at Contemporary Arts
Forum.” Santa Barbara Independent (March 18)
Mills, Ted. “Biggers than Most — The ever-expanding world of Sanford Biggers.”
Santa Barbara News Press (March 12)
Garcia, Miki. “Sanford Biggers: Moon Medicine.” Catalog by Santa Barbara
Contemporary Arts Forum (March 3)
Grudman, Uta, Volk, Gregory & Russ, Sabine. “Carnival Within: An Exhibition
Made in America.” Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nurnber (February 28)
Row, D.K. “Review” ‘Disquieted’ at the Portland Art Museum.” The Oregonian (February 22)
Rife, Susan, L. “This year’s Greenfield Prize winner melds a variety of talents and
thoughts.” Herald Tribune (January 24)
2009 Schambelan, Elizabeth. “Civic Engagement” Artforum, January
Carlin, TJ. "Sanford Biggers." Time Out New York issue 695: Jan 22
Gaines, Malik. "Sanford Biggers: The Big Idea" RVA Magazine Vol 4 issue 9
2008 "Southern Exposure" The New York Times Magazine December 7th.
Klein, Paul. "Art Lifts New Orleans." The Huffington Post November 4.
"Halloween Special: New Orleans, Prospect 1." ArtFagCity.com October 31.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Blue Note” Artforum online November 10.
“Voting Becomes Art” NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams November 4.
“Best Solo Exhibition: Sanford Biggers at Grand Arts.” The Pitch
Bodin, Claudia. “Prospect. 1 Biennale New Orleans.” Art Das Kunstmagazin
November 3 Artkrush issue 96.
McAdams, Shane. “Sanford Biggers...” Art Voices, Issue 2008 November pgs 40-41.
Lewis, Christina. “The Big Easy’s Art Gumbo.” The Wall Street Journal Online. October 31.
Cotter, Holland. “Making Secular Art Out of Religious Imagery.” The New York
Times, October 29.
Brookhardt, D. Eric. “The Big Easel.” Gambit Weekly, Vol 29, no. 44 October 28th, pgs 21, 24.
Johnson, Paddy. “The Voting Booth Project.” The Huffington Post October 20.
Jackson, Sharyn. “The Voting Booth Project.” Village Voice October.
WNYC Culture. “NeoHooDoo, Broadway, the Oxygen Hog, and ‘Mary’.”
ART.CULT October 20.
2007 Beckwith, Naomi, “One to Watch [Sanford Biggers]”, artkrush, Issue 70:
Performance Art, October 31 – November 13, 2007
Brown, Angela K. “Fort Worth Exhibit Explores the Many Faces of Childhood”
Caller-Times. March 18, 2007.
Chang, Jeff (ed.). Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop, Perseus Books, 2007
Duff, Stacey. “A New York Minute” Time Out Beijing. Feb. 2007. P. 45
Oliver, Valerie Cassel. “Meditations of a B-Boy Buddhist.” International
Review of African American Art. Volume 21, Number 3, Pgs. 51-54, 2007.
Rabinowitz, Cay-Sophie. “Blossom,” Grand Arts Exhibition Catalog. Oct. 2007
Robinson, Gaile. “Modern’s Show Takes the Cute Out of Childhood” Fort
Worth, TX, Star Telegram. Feb. 25, 2007
Self, Dana. “In the Keys of Life.” The Pitch. Sept. 27 – Oct. 3, 2007
Taft, Catherine. “Sanford Biggers” Modern Painters, Feb. 2007. P. 95
Terranova, Charissa N. “Romper Rooms” The Dallas Morning News. Feb. 24, 2007. PP. 1E, 6E
Thorson, Alice. “A Tree Among the Keys.” The Kansas City Star. October 14, 2007, Pg. F5
2006 Artner, Allan. “Art of Peace: 88 Viewpoints on the Dalai Lama”. The Chicago Tribune. Nov.2
Brooks, Amra. “Must See Art: Freedom and Other Seldom Traveled Roads”.
LA Weekly. Nov. 29
Kino, Carol. “Young Collector Stefan Levine: Gas Man”. Art Basel Miami
Beach. 2006. Dec. p72
Knight, Christopher. “’Jocko’ Represents a Cultural Battle”. Los Angeles Times. Dec.1
Larson, Kay. “Keeping the Faith” ARTnews. February pp.98-100
Larson, Kay. “The Missing Peace: Artist Consider the Dalai Lama”. The
Shambhala Sun. Nov. 2006
Maerkle, Andrew, “Artist’s on Spirituality”. Art Asia Pacific. Winter
Newman, Andrew Adam. “Directions; The Golden Hour”. New York Times (Arts). March 12.
Smith, Roberta. “Chelsea is a Battlefield: Galleries Muster Groups”. New York Times. July 28.
O’Sullivan, Michael. “Richmond artists Rooted in Histories” The Washington Post. Dec.1
Szupinska, Joanna. “Paint It Black: African American Art Goes to Warsaw”. Artillery. Dec. p46
“A Bit of Richmond, Now Showing in D.C.”. The Washington Post. Nov.9
2005 Dawson, Jessica. “Street Culture Bursts Into the Gallery”.The Washington Post. July 21.
Bowles, John "Sanford Biggers at the Contemporary Arts Center". Art in America. Jan 2
Bryan-Wilson, Julia “Split Decision” BookForum. Dec.
Houston, Kerr “Review: Sanford Biggers”, Urbanite Magazine. Jan.
Jackson, Brian Keith “Show and Tell: Sanford Biggers”. New York Magazine, June,
2004 Baas, Jaqueline & Jacob, Mary Jane(ed). Buddha Mind in Contemporary Art. *
Univ. of California Press
Bauer, Marilyn “Cultural Fusion”. The Cincinnati Enquirer. May 23
Estes, Sarah “Critics Pick: Both and Not Either Or”. The City Paper. Oct. 27
2003 Genocchio, Benjamin. “The Forgeries Are the Real Thing In This Exhibition” New
York Times (Arts). April 13.
Glueck, Grace. “From Four Milleniums of Jewish Cultural Life” New York
Times(Arts). June 27.
Golonu, Berin. "Psychic Windows" Sculpture (review). Jan/Feb. p.72-73
Greco, Stephen & Zita, Carmen. “State of the Art: In Sight” Trace. issue #36. p.53.
Smith, Roberta. “A Cornucopia of Cultural Exchange, Beginning with A Martial
Arts Hero” New York Times(Arts). November 28.
Stillman, Nick “Black Belt”. The Brooklyn Rail. Nov.
2002 Anderson, Tomika. “Art Heart’s Sake” Vibe. April. p.70
Bollen, Chris. “Outsider Art” V Magazine. March.
Collins, Gina Cavallo. “Video Identity Issues” Java Magazine. January. p.16
Dailey, Meghan. “Family – The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art” ArtForum. October. P.157.
Donohue, Piper. “Boogie Down” Honey. January. P.88
Erhardt, Miklos. "Fesusfono es Poteau- Mitan" Balkon. October. pp.28- 30
Girst, Thomas. “Ennui im Whitney” die tageszeitung. March. p.1
Gopnik, Blake. “As American as Jumbalaya” Washington Post (Art). March 7. p.1
Griffin, Tim. “Bi American – The Whitney Biennial opens its doors” Time Out New
York. March 14-21
Grunitzky, Claude. “Meister Aller Klassen” GQ International. Sept. pp.30-31
Jones, Amelia. “The Post Black Bomb” Tema Celeste. March/April. pp.53- 54
Knight, Christopher. “Art Review” Los Angeles Times. April 1. p. F2
Matusow, Cathy. “Buddhism and B-Boys?” Houston Press. Nov. 21
Nickas, Bob. “Multiple Voice” ArtForum. May. p.164
Patton, Phil. “Artists on the Verge” Mercury Owner Magazine. Spring. p.10- 13
Plagens, Peter. “This Man Will Decide What Art Is” Newsweek. March 4. p.55
Rauterberg, Von Hanno. “Danke, Herr, fur Video” Feuilleton (kunst).
Robinson, Knox “The Show” Fader. Winter. p.48
Stevens, Mark. “Irony Lives” New York Magazine. March. p.55
Teicholz, Nina. “Private View: Lawrence Rinder” Art & Auction. March. p.36
2001 Budick, Ariella. “Post- Black and White” Newsday. June
Aranda-Alvarado, Rocio. “Culture and Memory” NKA (Review). Spring/Summer. p.123
Cook, Dara. “Players/Rookies 2001” Vibe (V100) September. p.182
Cotter, Holland. “A Full Studio Museum Show Starts with 28 Young Artists and a
Shoehorn” New York Times (Review: Arts) May 11. p. E36
Croal, Mashaka. “Freestylin' at the Studio Museum in Harlem by Aida”
Africana.com. June 26.
Dewan, Sheila K. “Twin Peaks Makes a Vertical World Their Own.” New York
Times (Metro). February 27.
Erikson, Emily. “Color Coded” ArtForum (Preview). May. p. 52
Fowler Gabe. “Gang of Four” New Art Examiner November/December.
Gioni, Massimiliano. “New York Cut Up” Flash Art. July-September. p.72
Girst, Thomas. “Power Enormous: The Art of Sanford Biggers” NY Arts April. p. 24
Girst, Thomas. “Breakdance auf Leinwand” die tageszeitung (kultur). March. p.16
Griffin, Tim. “Race Matters” Time Out New York (Art). May 24. p. 55-56
Maxwell, Bill. “Art Offers New Notions of Being Black” St. Petersburg Times (Art) June 20.
Saltz, Jerry. “Post Black” Village Voice (Art). May 22. p.51
Stevens, Mark. “The Studio Museum in Harlem “Freestyle”: More About Art than
About Race” New York Magazine (Art). May 21. p.84
Tate, Greg. “The Golden Age” Village Voice (Art). May 22. p. 49
Viveros- Faune, Christian. “Freestyle” New York Press (Editorial). June
Wilcox, Lauren. “Transformation and Tradition: Interview with Sanford Biggers”
Tout- Fait (Duchamp Studies On-line Journal)