Born in Plainfield, NJ, 1976
Lives and works in New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA

The world of advertisement—and all the sociopolitical implications it has regarding race, gender, and class—provide the launching pad for Hank Willis Thomas’ bold photographs.  Sometimes, his works include autobiographical information, as in Priceless #1, which riffs off the famous MasterCard slogan yet depicts the funeral of his murdered cousin, Songha Willis.

Biographical information courtesy of: Corcoran Gallery of Art and Rubell Family Collection

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Saturday, February 8, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014