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Dawoud Bey, John Edmonds, Wardell Milan I Art Gallery of Ontario
Wardell Milan’s work is featured in an exhibition at The Art Gallery of Ontario’s alongside John Edmonds and Dawoud Bey. The show will be on view from October 31st 2020 - April 18th 2021.





Wardell Milan: New Social Environment Lunchtime Conversation #87
Join Wardell Milan as discusses his body of work and creative life with writer, collector, editor, and radio broadcaster Alvin Hall on the Brooklyn Rail’s lunchtime conversation hour.








deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Platform 24: Wardell Milan, Sunday, Sitting on the Bank of Butterfly Meadow

For this platform rotation, New York-based artist Wardell Milan adapts one of his lush, intricate photo-dioramas to a monumental scale.







In the Artist’s Studio
Join Wardell Milan as he discusses his new show and continued body of work on the intimacies of white supremacy with Elena Gross on The Museum of the African Diaspora’s artist talk series.






Nine Black Artists and Cultural Leaders on Seeing and Being Seen

Wardell Milan joins Amy Sherald, Michael R. Jackson, Tschabalala Self, Renée Cox, Calida Rawles, Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels, Rashid Johnson, and Mary Lovelace O’Neal in discussing the challenges of working within and dismantling white institutions in the New York Times Style Magazine.




Art Institute of Chicago
Artist Talk: Wardell Milan



Join New York-based artist Wardell Milan for a talk at the Art Institute of Chicago on October 24th, about his life and his work, which combines elements of photography, drawing, painting, and collage.








Death, Wine, Revolt: Nonsense of the World
For his second solo show at Fraenkel Gallery, Wardell continues his series “Death, Wine, Revolt” to explore themes of over-indulgence, destruction, and revolution. This series, in turn, is an expansion of Wardell Milan’s response to the global turmoil of this moment. The show will be on view in San Francisco from October 29th to January 15th 2021.


Death, Wine, Revolt: Uneventful Days

For his third solo exhibition with David Nolan Gallery, and the first in Los Angeles, Wardell Milan introduces a new body of work that synthesizes previous formal and cultural concerns. In exploring the daily lives of white nationalists - depicting their morning rituals, social gatherings and in their most intimate moments - Milan reveals the banality of hate. The show will be on view from February 9-22 2020.



Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant Program 2019

Wardell recently received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors grant. Over the last 26 years, the Painters & Sculptors Grants have supported more than 500 artists in communities across the US, often at crucial times in their career.