Born in Ventura, CA, 1958
BFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, 1995
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
Disappeared, but a tiger showed up, later, Hauser & Wirth, Southampton, NY
Hauser & Wirth, Bruton, Somerset
NIECE COUSIN KIN LOOK HOW LONG IT’S BEEN, Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Here and There, Blum & Poe, Tokyo, Japan
the floaters, High Line Art, New York, NY
A Portrait Show, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
This Side, That Side, The Mistake Room, Guadalajara, Mexico
Camarillo State Hospital, Henry Taylor’s, Los Angeles, CA
Blum & Poe, New York, NY
UNTITLED, New York, NY
Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
They shot my dad, they shot my dad!, Artpace, San Antonio, TX
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY (cat.)
March Forth, UNTITLED, New York, NY
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Couch Paintings, WPA, Los Angeles, CA
Rental Gallery, New York, NY
Mesler & Hug, Los Angeles, CA & Cardenas Bellenger, Paris, France
Girrrrrl, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Chicago Kin, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
We’re all water, but some of us are muddy, Cardenas Bellanger, Paris, France
Sis and Bra, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Get Black, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
Daniel Reich Gallery New York, NY
Free 99, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
1234 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
30 Artists in 30 Days, Georges, Los Angeles, CA
The Garden of E, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Pictus Porrectus: Reconsidering the Full Length Portrait, curated by Alison Gingeras & Dodie Kazanjian, Art & Newport, Isaac Bell House, Newport, RI
Artists Inspired by Music: Interscope Reimagined, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Rested, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York, NY
Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Emerald Tablet, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA
Black Bodies, White Spaces: Invisibility & Hypervisibility, Green Family Art Foundation, Dallas, TX
Black Refractions: Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
30 Americans, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Road Rage, The Church, Sag Harbor NY
Pushing the Margins: A Survey of LA Artists, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway
Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America, curated by Okwui Enwezor, New Museum, New York, NY
New Images of Man, curated by Alison M. Gingeras, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Tell Me Your Story, Kunsthal KaDE, Amersfoort, Netherlands (cat.)
Say It Loud, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands
Untitled, curated by Caroline Bourgeouis, Muna El Fituri, Thomas Houseago, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Wish You Were Here, Roberts Projects, Culver City, CA
2020 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Young, Gifted, and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY
i’m yours: Encounters with Art in Our Times, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
58th Venice Biennale, May You Live In Interesting Times, curated by Ralph Rugoff, Venice, Italy
Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Museum of the Africa Diaspora, San Francisco, CA; traveling to Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC; Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT (cat.)
Serpentine Fire, Quotidian, Los Angeles, CA
Dreamhouse Vs. Punk House (plus Cat house), organized by Kristin Calabrese, Joshua Aster,
and Torie Zalben, Serious Topics, Inglewood, CA
Punch, curated by Nina Chanel Abney, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA
In The Absence of Light: Gesture, Humor and Resistance in The Black Aesthetic – Selections from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, Rebuild Foundation/Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago, IL
Presenting Unparalleled Journey through Contemporary Art of Past 50 Years, Rubell Museum Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, curated by Ruth Direktor, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
I'm Made of Water, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
The Foundation of the Museum: MOCA's Collection, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Reclamation! Pan-African Works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA
Stand Up!, Pinault Collection, Couvent des Jacobins and Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rennes, France
Here, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
FOUR ROOMS, Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Whitney Biennial, curated by Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
ICA Collection: New Acquisitions, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Oliver Twist, Chapter 2, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Animal Farm, curated by Sadie Laska, Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT
Revenge of the Crystal, curated by Ariana Papademetropoulos, SADE, Los Angeles, CA
We need to talk…, Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Why Art Matters!, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Unpacked: Contemporary Works from Private Collections of Northern California, Museums of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA
Black + Brown People | White Problems, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Kahlil Joseph: NEW SUNS, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands
These Strangers... Painting and People, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (cat.)
Los Angeles: A Fiction, curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Thierry Raspail, and Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway; traveled to Musée d'art contemporain, Lyon, France (cat.)
Route to (re)Settlement, curated by Kimberly Light and Cecelia Stucker, Mann-Simons Site, Columbia, SC
A Shape That Stands Up, organized by Jamillah James, Hammer Museum at Art + Practice, Los Angeles, CA
Non-Fiction, curated by Noah Davis, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Intimisms, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Nothing Compares to You, Works from the Collection of Martin & Rebecca Eisenberg, Riverview School Cape Cod, East Sandwich, MA
Making & Unmaking, curated by Duro Olowu, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Unrealism: Presented by Larry Gagosian & Jeffrey Deitch, Moore Building, Miami, FL
And There Is an End, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY
Noah Davis and Selections from the Underground Museum, FUG, Bruce High Quality Foundation University Gallery, New York, NY
They're There, curated by Dane Johnson, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
TICKET TO REALITY, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
The Great Figure, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
New Image Painting, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Room to Live: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collection, organized by Bennett
Simpson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
B*E*E*R Show, curated by Drew Heitzler, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Body Language, organized by Abbe Schriber, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2013 Carnegie International, curated by Daniel Baumann, Dan Byers, and Tina Kukielski, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (cat.)
Contemporary Galleries: 1980-Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, N
Inside This Human Clay, ltd Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Blues for Smoke, curated by Bennett Simpson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA;
traveled to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
Made in L.A. 2012, organized by Anne Ellegood, Lauri Firstenberg, Malik Gaines, Cesar Garcia,
and Ali Subotnick, Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
Made in L.A. 2012, organized by Anne Ellegood, Lauri Firstenberg, Malik Gaines, Cesar Garcia,
and Ali Subotnick, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
Made in L.A. 2012, organized by Anne Ellegood, Lauri Firstenberg, Malik Gaines, Cesar Garcia, and Ali Subotnick, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL (cat.) From Where You Just Arrived, organized by Ryan Schneider and Jonas Wood, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Greater LA, curated by Eleanor Cayre, Benjamin Godsill, and Joel Mesler, 483 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York
The Artist’s Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Henry Taylor & Phil Wagner, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
At Home / Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, curated by Matthew Higgs, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami; traveled to North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; Juliet Art Museum, Charleston, WV; Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO; and Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
We are revolutionaries, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
A Dead Serious Group Show, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
Repeat after me: I AM a Revolutionary, Rental Gallery, New York
Paper Bombs, curated by Bart Exposito, Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Metro Pictures part two, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami, FL
Back From the Other Side of the World, Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
LAXed: Paintings from the Other Side, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
LA Trash and Treasure, curated by Liv Stoltz, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
SPF: Self-Portraits, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
California Earthquakes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY
Losing My Head, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
Eccentric Abstraction II, 1234 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
To Get Rid of the Mystery, curated by Andrew Hahn, Three Day Weekend, Santa Monica, CA
Alimento, Ventura, CA
Water and Power, curated by Karen Sanders, California Institute of the Arts, Ventura, CA
Nervous, California Institute of the Arts, Ventura, CA
Awards and Residencies
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
The Drawing Center, New York Benefit Gala Honoree
Recipient of the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
CalArts’ REDCAT Award, Los Angeles, CA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Honoree
Robert De Niro, Sr. Prize
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Madison, ME
The Mistake Room, Guadalajara, Mexico
International Artist-in-Residence Program, Artpace, San Antonio, TX
Steep Rock Arts Association, Steep Rock, CT
Catalogues and Books
Hudson, Suzanne. Contemporary Painting (World of Art). London: Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2021
Bourgeois, Caroline, Muna El Fituri, and Thomas Houseago, eds. Untitled, 2020. Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2020.
Gingeras, Alison M. New Images of Man. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2020.
Perrée, Rob. Tell Me Your Story: 100 Years of Storytelling in African American Art. Amersfoort, Netherlands: Kunsthal KAdE, 2020, 130-33.
Hoptman, Laura. "Henry Taylor." In Among Others: Blackness at MoMA, edited by Charlotte Barat, Carl Darling Buck, and Darby English. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2019, 416-17.
Superfine, Molly. "Henry Taylor." In Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, edited by Connie H. Choi. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2019, 37, 186-87.
Unrealism: New Figurative Painting. New York, NY: Rizzoli Electa, 2019, 91.
Debout! Paris: Pinault Collection; Paris: Éditions Dilecta, 2018, 132-139.
Henry Taylor: The Only Portrait I Ever Painted of My Momma Was Stolen. Texts by Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Zadie Smith, Sarah Lewis, and Charles Gaines. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe; New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2018.
People Get Ready: Building a Contemporary Collection. Durham, NC: Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2018.
Ammirati, Domenick, Jason Best, and Deirdre O’Dwyer, eds. Whitney Biennial 2017. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2017, 184-85.
Kvaran, Gunnar B., and Thierry Raspail, eds. Los Angeles - A Fiction. Text by Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth. Oslo, Norway: Astrup Fearnley Museet; Lyon, France: Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, 2016.
Goldstein, Andrew. "Henry Taylor." In Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting, edited by Tom Melick and Morill, Rebecca. London: Phaidon, 2016, 304-07.
These Strangers…Painting and People. Amsterdam: Roma Publications; Ghent: S.M.A.K., 2016, 30-32.
Hudson, Suzanne. Painting Now. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2015, 5, 137, 139.
Roselione-Valadez, Juan, ed. Rubell Family Collection: Highlights and Artists' Writings, Volume 1. Miami: Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, 2014, 434-35.
Piranio, Michelle and Katie Reilly, eds. 2013 Carnegie International. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2013, 179, 186-89, 263.
Jacobson, Karen, ed. Henry Taylor. Texts by Laura Hoptman, Peter Eleey, and Naima J. Keith.
Long Island City, NY: MoMA PS1, 2012.
Ellegood, Anne, Lauri Firstenberg, Malik Gaines, Cesar Garcia, and Ali Subotnick. Made in L.A.
2012. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum; Munich: DelMonico Books • Prestel, 2012, 264, 275-78.
Simpson, Bennett. Blues for Smoke. Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art; Munich: DelMonico Books • Prestel, 2012, 22, 108-09, 161.
30 Americans. Texts by Robert Hobbs, Glenn Ligon, Franklin Sirma, and Michele Wallace. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2011: 172-79.
Roselione-Valadez, Juan, ed. American Exuberance. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2011, 196-97.
Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection. Texts by Mark Coetzee, Michael Darling Michael Ned Holte, and Jason Rubell. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2007, 7-8, 120-23, 210.
Articles and Reviews
Boucher, Brian. “The Influence of Bob Thompson.” New York Times (October 24, 2021).
Brumer, Andy. “Henry Taylor’s Paintings of Black Masters Caddies Chronicle a Complicated History.” SI.com, August 1, 2021.
Carrier, David. “In Henry Taylor’s Paintings, the Past Bleeds into the Present.” Hyperallergic.com, July 31, 2021.
Ghassemitari, Shawn. “Artist Henry Taylor Shines Light on the History of Black Caddies.” Hypebeast.com, July 8, 2021.
Lloyd-Smith, Harriet. “Physical Art Exhibitions to See in London and beyond, from April 2021.” Wallpaper.com, April 12, 2021.
Pinckney, Darryl. “Tongues of Fire: The History of the Black Church.” Harper’s Magazine (April 2021): 82-87.
Bakare, Lanre. “‘I Don't Want to Fake the Funk’ – Henry Taylor, the Painter of Black American Life.” Theguardian.com, March 31, 2021.
Gaines, Charles. “Artist Charles Gaines on How a Fellowship at CalArts Could Be a Model for Art Schools in Need of Change.” ARTnews, March 16, 2021.
Valentine, Victoria L. “Auction Records: Paintings Derrick Adams and Jammie Holmes Establish New Benchmarks at Christie’s, Works by Titus Kaphar and Henry Taylor Also Sold.” Culturetype.com, March 12, 2021.
Lowry, Vicky. “Boom Box.” Galerie Magazine (Spring 2021): 90-101.
“Henry Taylor's Inaugural Solo Exhibition @ Hauser & Wirth Somerset.” Autre.love, March 11, 2021.
“Henry Taylor Escapes to the English Countryside with Hauser & Wirth.” Wallpaper.com, March 5, 2021.
Dinsdale, Emily. “Henry Taylor’s Portraits Capture Celebrities and Strangers with Equal Heart.” Dazeddigital.com, February 25, 2021.
Bains, Devinder. “Nounou Boueiz, Head of Sotheby UAE, on Making History in the Region, One Piece of Art at a Time.” Harpersbazaararabia.com, February 7, 2021.
Gavin, Francesca. “Smaller Is Beautiful: The Tiny but Triumphant Comeback of Art Miniatures.” Ft.com. February 5, 2021.
Valentine, Victoria L. “The Week in Black Art: Feb. 1-7, 2021.” Culturetype.com, February 1, 2021.
“Warhol Foundation Announces Fall 2020 Grant Recipients.” Artforum.com, January 14, 2021.
Weber, Jasmine. “Warhol Foundation Distributes $3.9 Million to 51 Organizations Grappling with Pandemic Losses.” Hyperallergic.com, January 13, 2021.
Bischof, Felix. “Artful Fashion: The Season’s Best Collaborations.” Theweek.co.uk, December 9, 2020.
Spalding, Jill. “Art by Remote: Art Basel Miami Beach.” Studiointernational.com, December 2020.
Bischof, Felix. “Josh Smith Talks Louis Vuitton.” The Week, November 27, 2020.
Millard, Ellen. “Palette Pleasers: The Fashion Designers Taking Inspiration from the Art World.” Luxury London, November 24, 2020.
Abad, Mario. “How Six Contemporary Artists Transformed Louis Vuitton's Capucine Bags.” PaperMag.com, October 30, 2020.
“An Artist’s Portrait of His Brother.” T: New York Times Style Magazine, October 30, 2020.
Ang, Jacquie. “Art Major: Six Reinterpretations of the Louis Vuitton Capucines Bag.” PrestigeOnline.com, November 11, 2020.
Armstrong, Annie. “Why Artists Change Galleries.” Artsy.net, January 27, 2020.
“Art Keeps Collectors Going: Bernard Lumpkin.” Artsy.net, April 30, 2020.
“Beloved Portraitist Henry Taylor Is the Latest Artist to Be Lured in by Mega-Gallery Hauser & Wirth.” Artnet News, January 14, 2020.
Besser, Rachel. “Louis Vuitton’s Temporary Artist Residency Opens in NYC Tomorrow.” Vogue.com, November 12, 2020.
Finkel, Jori. “CalArts Realizes Its Tuition Is High—Carrie Mae Weems and More Alumni Want to Help.” WMagazine.com, January 31, 2020.
“Henry Taylor Now Works with Hauser & Wirth along with Blum & Poe.” ARTnews, January 14, 2020.
"Henry Taylor – Painter." TheGeniusList.com, January 2020.
Lavrador Judicaël. "Le Renouveau du Portrait." Beaux Arts Magazine (February 2020): 49.
Milton, Hailee. “Louis Vuitton & the Six Artists Who Contributed to the Artycapucines Collection.” VMagazine.com, November 1, 2020.
Pillay, Kiran. “Six Artists Put Their Own Spin on the Louis Vuitton Artycapucines Collection.” PrestigeOnline.com, October 28, 2020.
Rami, Trupti. " A New Book Shows Why Black Artists Drive the Culture Visually." Vulture.com, August 27, 2020.
Reynolds, Pamela. "11 Art Exhibits to See (in Person) This Fall." Wbur.com, September 21, 2020.
Romack, Coco. "This NYC Loft Features a Trove of Pivotal Work by Black Artists." ArchitecturalDigest.com, August 19, 2020.
Rosen, Miss. “How Artists Have Championed the Black Liberation Movement over a Century.” DazedDigital.com, June 19, 2020.
Valentine, Victoria L. "For LA Artist Henry Taylor ‘Blackness Is Not an Uneasy, Overcompensating Assertion, Blackness Just Is.'" CultureType.com, August 30, 2020.
Villa, Angelica. “Led by Banksy and Picasso, Sotheby’s Paris-London Hybrid Evening Sales Net $90.4 M.” ARTnews, October 22, 2020.
Vogel, Maria. "‘It Should Come from a Place That Has Meaning’: Collector Bernard Lumpkin on How to Buy Black Contemporary Art Ethically." Artnet News, August 27, 2020.
"10 Artists at the Venice Biennale We Know & Love." CulturedMag.com, May 7, 2019.
Burr, Chandler. "Scents of Occasion." Wall Street Journal Magazine 110 (September 2019): 72, 146-47.
Cascone, Sarah and Caroline Goldstein. “21 Gallery Shows You Won’t Want to Miss in New York This Fall, From Amy Sherald’s Star Turn to a Historic Cuban Artist’s US Debut.” Artnet News, September 3, 2019.
Closs, Wyatt. “Best of L.A. Arts.” LA Weekly vol. 41, no. 39 (August 16-22, 2019): 21-22.
Driscoll, Megan. “Henry Taylor: The Only Portrait I Ever Painted of My Momma Was Stolen.” Caa.Reviews.org, June 3, 2019.
Fateman, Johana. “Goings on about Town: Henry Taylor.” New Yorker, November 15, 2019.
Freeman, Nate. “Editors’ Picks: 20 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week.” Artnet News, September 23, 2019.
“Henry Taylor with Laura Hoptman.” Brooklyn Rail, October 1, 2019.
Illjoo, Jung. “Intimate Screen, Deviated Thought, Brilliant Expectations.” Public Art Korea (July 2019): 70-77.
Indrisek, Scott. “Back to School: The Eight Shows Not to Miss in New York This Month.” Art Basel Stories (blog), August 2019.
Kraus, Chris. “Henry Taylor, With a New Film by Kahlil Joseph.” Frieze 200 (January / February 2019): 189.
Kraynak, Janet. “The Storytellers.” Artforum vol. 58, no. 1 (September 2019): 218, 221.
Kühnlein, Andreas. "Influencer 2019: Henry Taylor." Architectural Digest Germany (June 2019):
Mobilio, Albert. "Henry Taylor: The Only Portrait I Ever Painted of My Momma Was Stolen." Bookforum vol 25, issue 4 (Dec/Jan 2019): 44.
Smith, Roberta. “A Sea Change in the Art World, Made by Black Creators.” New York Times, November 24, 2019.
Smith, Roberta. “What to See Right Now in New York Art Galleries.” New York Times, December
“The Most Influential Living African American Artists.” Artsy.net, February 25, 2019.
Valentine, Victoria L. "Culture Type Picks: 18 Best Black Art Books of 2018.” CultureType.com, January 4, 2019.
Valentine, Victoria L. “Truth Teller: Next Month, Henry Taylor is Presenting a Series of New Portraits at Blum & Poe in New York.” CultureType.com, August 21, 2019.
“Venice through the Eyes of an Artist, a Collector, and a Curator.” Artsy.net, May 13, 2019.
“11 New Books We Recommend This Week.” New York Times, December 6, 2018.
“Basel Fever, Henry Taylor’s Win and the Serpentine Pavilion Goes Global.” Elephant.art, June 15, 2018.
Black, Ezrha Jean. “After Henry - or Thanks Be to Mark.” ArtilleryMag.com, May 15, 2018.
Clayton, Dominique. “How Henry Taylor’s Profound Paintings of Black Art Capture Truth, Light and Power.” Blavity.com, May 29, 2018.
Evans, Tiana Webb. "Folks on Chairs: African-American Home Life As Seen Through the Lens of Art." PIN-UP Magazine 25 (Fall/Winter 2018/19):190-93.
Freeman, Nate. “These 10 Artists Broke Into the Art Market Big Leagues in 2018.” Artsy.net, December 21, 2018.
Ghansah, Rachel Kaadzi. “Henry Taylor’s Wild Heart Can’t Be Broken.” New York Magazine (June 25 – July 8, 2018), 3, 24-29, 128.
Greenberger, Alex. “Henry Taylor Wins $25,000 Robert De Niro, Sr. Prize.” Artnews, June 7, 2018.
Halperin, Julia. “’Why Was It So Hard to Get Here?’ European Collectors Are at Last Buying Up Work by African American Artists at Art Basel.” Artnet News, June 15, 2018.
“Henry Taylor’s Finger-Lickin’ Painting in Rennes.” ArtNewspaper.com, June 25, 2018.
"Henry Taylor: Here and There." Asahi Newspaper (Evening Edition), March 27, 2018.
“Henry Taylor Wins 2018 Robert De Niro, Sr. Prize.” Artforum.com, June 7, 2018.
Herrington, Nicole. “Three Books Trace a History of Race Relations in America, Through Art.” New York Times, November 27, 2018.
Jansen, Charlotte. “Cicely and Miles Visit the Obamas by Henry Taylor.” Elephant Magazine, March 25, 2018.
Jones, Dylan. "Henry Taylor: 'We Have to Be the Ones to Speak Out. " British GQ, July 22, 2018.
Nelson, Arty. "Portrait Mode." GQ Style (Fall 2018): 184-89.
Nettleton, Taro. “Henry Taylor.” Bijutsu Techo (June 2018): 126-130.
Perret, Dorothée. “Interview with Henry Taylor.” Purple Magazine 30 (September 2018): 212-17.
Sargent, Antwaun. "Examining Henry Taylor's Groundbreaking Paintings of the Black Experience." Artsy.net, July 16, 2018.
Shibazaki, Rieko. "My Obsession." Vogue Japan (June 2018): 264.
Smith, Zadie. “Promiscuous Painting.” New Yorker, July 30, 2018, 26-29.
Taylor, Henry. Interviewed by Takuhito Kawashima. Apartamento Magazine 21 (Spring/Summer 2018): 326-344.
Tully, Judd. "Sotheby's Tallies $362.6 M. at Strong Contemporary Sale, Setting Records for Jacob Lawrence, Henry Taylor, More." Artnews, November 15, 2018.
Valentine, Victoria L. "Los Angeles Artist Henry Taylor Made a Series of Paintings as He Traveled the Globe, the New Works are Now on View in Tokyo." CultureType.com, March 26, 2018.
Valentine, Victoria L. “Nearing $1 Million, Henry Taylor’s ‘I’ll Put a Spell on You’ Sets New Artist Record.” CultureType.com, November 14, 2018.
Vitale, Julia. "These 10 Coffee-Table Books Are More Than Just Decoration." VanityFair.com, September 2018.
Yoshiko, Suzuki. "Recommended Exhibitions." Harper’s Bazaar Japan (June 2018): 215.
Adams, Genetta M. “Forget That White Lady’s Emmett Till Painting; These Black Artists Are
Truly Representing at the Whitney Biennial.” The Root, April 6, 2017.
Cabot, Emilie. "Brigitte Macron, Séquence Culturelle au Louvre et à la Fiac." Parismatch.com, October 19, 2017.
"Henry Taylor." Parterre de Rois 5 (Black issue 2017): 136-141.
Istomina, Tatiana. "Inside Out: Henry Taylor's Painting." Art in America, March 29, 2017.
Livingstone, Josephine. " The Cutting-Edge Sincerity of the Whitney Biennial." New Republic, March 16, 2017.
Meier, Allison. "Strange Creatures and Constructions Alight on the High Line." Hyperallergic, November 8, 2017.
Miranda, Carolina A. "Painter Henry Taylor's Floating Self-portrait to Materialize as a Mural at the High Line Park in Manhattan." Los Angeles Times, February 27, 2017.
Olowu, Duro. “Henry Taylor’s Truth.” Interview Magazine, March 28, 2017. Saltz, Jerry. "The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is the Most Politically Charged in Decades." Vulture, March 14, 2017.
Sansom, Anna. "Fiac Welcomes Design Back to the Fold." Art Newspaper, October 18, 2017.
Schjeldahl, Peter. " The Whitney Biennial's Political Mood." New Yorker, March 27, 2017.
Slenske, Michael. “The Artist Who Was a Legend Before He Became a Legend.” Wall Street Journal Magazine, March 2, 2017.
Smith, Roberta. "Why the Whitney's Humanist, Pro-Diversity Biennial Is a Revelation." New York Times, March 16, 2017.
Solway, Diane. "An Early Look at the 2017 Whitney Biennial, Arriving in Time to Tackle America's Turmoil." W Magazine, March 13, 2017.
Solway, Diane. “How the Family-Run Underground Museum Became One of L.A.’s Most Vital Cultural Forces.” W Magazine, November 8, 2017.
Stone, Bryony. “Henry Taylor.” Printed Pages 13 (Spring/Summer 2017): 174-175.
Taylor, Henry. “Cicely and Miles Visit the Obamas.” In Art in America (March 2017), cover page.
Taylor, Henry. "Go Next Door and Ask Michelle's Momma Mrs Robinson if I can Borrow 20
Dollars Til Next Week?" 2017. In New York Times Style Magazine, December 3, 2017, 132-133.
Taylor, Henry. "I Am a Man." 2017. In T: The New York Times Style Magazine, December 3,
2017, cover page.
Taylor, Henry. “Taylor Takes Europe.” Interview with Hamza Walker. Cultured Magazine (Summer 2017): 146-51.
Valentine, Victoria L. "Artist Henry Taylor is Lending His West Coast Perspective to New York's High Line." Culture Type, March 1, 2017.
Valentine, Victoria L. "Henry Taylor's March Cover of Art in America Magazine Is Inspired by 1968 Photo of Cicely Tyson and Miles Davis." Culture Type, March 14, 2017.
Valentine, Victoria L. "From London to New York, Whitney Biennial Artist Henry Taylor is Having a Major Art World Moment." Culture Type, March 18, 2017.
Valentine, Victoria L. "Meetings of Minds: Times Style Magazine Brings Together Jay Z, Artist Henry Taylor, and Editor Dean Baquet." Culture Type, November 29, 2017.
Viveros-Fauné, Christian. “Painting Pumps Its Fist at the Whitney Biennial.” Artnet News, March 16, 2017. Viveros-Fauné, Christian. "These 11 Artists Will Transform the Art World in 2017." Artnet News, January 2, 2017.
Zara, Janelle. “In the Studio With the Artist Who Painted Jay-Z.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, November 29, 2017.
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Museums and Public Collections
Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Danjuma Collection, Esher, UK
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris, France
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
X Museum, Beijing, China
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT