(If Loving You is Wrong) I Don't Want to be Right
Chromogenic Print (C-print)
16 x 20 inches
Edition of 6 Signed/Numbered
Frame size is 17 x 21 x 1.5 inches (43.2 x 53.3 x 3.8 centimeters).
Mickalene Thomas uses the imagery of the black power movement and 1970s blaxploitation to explore the archetype of the black female in America today. She graduated from the Yale MFA program in 2002 and had many notable residencies around the world. Thomas is currently represented by Lehmann Maupin in New York, Rhona Hoffman Gallery in Chicago and Susanne Vielmetter Projects in Los Angeles. Her work is included in permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the San Francisco Museum of Modern amongst others.