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Museum Magazine

August 31, 2017

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Artnet

May 18, 2017

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The New York Times

January 27, 2017

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The New York Times

July 8 2016

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Nari Ward brings Mango Tourists and other exotics to the Barnes Foundation The Philadelphia Inquirer

June 25 2016

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Nari Ward: The story behind an artwork in the artist's own words Modern Painters

June 1 2016

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Sculpture Finds a Parking Space on the High Line Wall Street Journal

April 30 2016

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Sculpture Finds a Parking Space on the High Line Wall Street Journal

April 27 2016

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An Artist and a Poet Capture Death in a Hospice Room T Magazine

April 16 2016

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A Sense of Placeness High Line Magazine

April 14 2016

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Homegrown philanthropy fuels the new Speed Art Museum The Art Newspaper

March 10 2016

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Video: Nari Ward show at Pérez Art Museum Miami Miami Herald

February 21 2016

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The Historical and Fictional Worlds of Nari Ward Hyperallergic

February 11 2016

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Nari Ward with Nicole Smythe-Johnson Miami Rail

December 12 2015

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Nari Ward’s found object sculptures explore history and power Financial Times

December 4 2015

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Book Signing with Nari Ward Pérez Art Museum Miami

December 3 2015

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Nari Ward Looks Back at Two Decades of Work in "Sun Splashed" at PAMM

November 28 2015

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Art Basel Week 2015 Guide: At the Museums Miami Herald

November 26 2015

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In 'Breathing Directions,' Nari Ward Gathers Layers of African-American History New York Times

October 30 2015

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Nari Ward at Lehmann Maupin Art in America

October 30 2015

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25 Most Collectable Midcareer Artists: Nari Ward Artnet

September 30 2015

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See: Nari Ward's Breathing Directions New York Magazine

September 26 2015

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Timeless Symbols Pack Nari Ward’s Sculptures with Meaning The Creators Project

September 24 2015

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Nari Ward BOMB Magazine

September 17 2015

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Nari Ward: Breathing Directions at Lehmann Maupin Elephant Magazine

September 16 2015

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Forbes

March 27, 2015

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Forbes

March 25, 2015

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Forbes

March 24, 2015

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Design & Trend

March 10, 2015

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Nari Ward’s "Divination X" to Grace Gardner Museum Façade Boston Magazine

January 5 2015

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Artnet News

June 9, 2014

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Sculpture Magazine

June 2013

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Frieze

May 2013

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Mousse Magazine Nari Ward interviewed by Anna Daneri

April 2013

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New York Times Review 'NYC 1993' Exhibition at New Museum

February 14, 2013

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The New York Times

February 14, 2013

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Whitewall Magazine Installation View: Nari Ward's 1993

February 1, 2013

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Whitewall

February 1, 2013

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New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York Nari Ward: Amazing Grace

January 17 - April 21, 2013

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The Wall Street Journal

January 16, 2013

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ARTnews

January 2013

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The Brooklyn Rail

April 30, 2012

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New York Observer

April 27, 2012

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Huffington Post

April 8, 2012

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Nari Ward Receives Rome Prize

April 2012

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Designboom

March 31, 2012

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Artinfo

March 27, 2012

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Modern Painters

January 31, 2012

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Philadelphia Weekly

November 2, 2011

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International Review of African American Art

November 30, 2010

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ARTnews

April 30, 2010

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Art in America

April 30, 2010

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Artforum

April 30, 2010

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The New York Times

April 2, 2010

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Frieze

December 31, 2008

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The New Yorker

November 24, 2008

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The New York Times

August 24, 2007

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Sculpture

March 31, 2006

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Sculpture

April 30, 2005

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Art in America

November 30, 2004

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V Magazine

December 31, 2001

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The New York Times

August 6, 2000

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The Observer

October 27, 1997

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The New York Times

August 10, 1997

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The Village Voice

October 9, 1996

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Flash Art

September 30, 1996

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Elle

June 30, 1995

Design & Trend

March 10, 2015

15 Best Contemporary Artworks at The Armory Show 2015
By: Meg Busacca


3. Nari Ward, Oprama, 2014


This past Sunday concluded New York City's 2015 The Armory Show after a three-day event featuring some of the world's best modern and contemporary artists' works from galleries across the globe. This year's event offered selections from premier galleries from 28 countries to represent art and artists from today and the twentieth century.


Hosted at Manhattan Piers 92 and 94, the permanent tents were divided into Modern and Contemporary presentations. Pier 92 categorized work from the twentieth century and Pier 94 was dedicated to primary international galleries highlighting living talent in today's art realm.


This year marked The Armory's seventeenth edition, which continues to establish itself as a serious and captivating showcase for both emerging and reputable galleries worldwide. Out of the impressive 199 new and returning galleries, we were able to choose our 15 favorites.


Our editor's picks include galleries from Istanbul to Helsinki, London to Seoul — Dirimart, Galerie Forsblom, Johnen Galerie, Tina Kim Gallery, Kukje Gallery, Lehmann Maupin, Galerie Lelong, Regen Projects, Michael Rein, Frederica Schiavo Gallery, Nara Roesler and DC Moore Gallery.


Selected artists included multimedia works as well. From the distinct, circular structures of Rodney Graham to Rome Prize winner, and creator of theatrical sculptural installations, Nari Ward to texturized, gradient paintings of iconic individuals from Gavin Rain, all of the works were nothing short of impressive.


Our list also features sculptural work from a long-time favorite, Frank Stella. The 78-year-old painter and printmaker combined minimalism with abstract expressionism in his pieces over the course of his career, making the artist a legend in his own right.


Our latest craze was for the contemporary pieces from Sarah Cain. The Los Angeles-based artist often uses traditional canvas and a variety of unique materials to elevate her work outside of two-dimensional pieces. In this case, incorporating safety pins into her work.