Welcome to the Tang Teaching Museum’s online collection.
Explore the collection through new writings, videos, and creative responses from faculty, students, curators, and artists.
Essay
Gwen D’Arcangelis
on 1970s Feminism in Wimmen’s Comix
Video
Interview
Duane Michals
on the Lies of Photography
Video
Interview
Sam Durant
on Reflection
Video
Interview
Elaine Mayes
on Asking Questions through Photography
Essay
Ryan Clasby
on Shipibo-Conibo Ceramics of the Ucayali River, Peru
Essay
Siobhan M. Hart
on NAGPRA and the Museum
Essay
June Paul
on To Survive on this Shore
Interview
Nicole Cherubini and MASKS4PEOPLE
on Experimentation and Community Building
Essay
From Barrier to Bridge
by Rachel Cantave
Interview
Isaac Scott
on Documenting Protest in Philadelphia
Essay
Cerri Banks
on Pandemic and Protest
Essay
Andrew Demaree
on Isaac Scott
Essay
The Movement Unmasked
by Lisa Grady-Willis
Interview
Danielle St. Laurent
on Family Portraits in the Time of COVID-19
Essay
Kelli Johnson
on Isaac Scott
Essay
Julia Routbort
on MASKS4PEOPLE Masks
Essay
Christa Clarke
on Barbara Tyrrell
Interview
Wangechi Mutu
on Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors
Essay
Nayland Blake’s Feeder 2 and Corollary
by David Deitcher
Interview
On Sun Ra
Adam Tinkle talks to Ephraim Asili, Chris Corsano, Joe McPhee, Kamau Amu Patton, and Matana Roberts
Essay
Joseph Cermatori
on Touching Feeling with C.P. Cavafy and Duane Michals
Essay
Wendy Red Star
and Beatrice Red Star Fletcher
Video
Interview
Zanele Muholi
on HeVi, Oslo
Essay
Amon Emeka
on the Black Panther Party Archive
Essay
Carrie Moyer
on Dyke Action Machine!
Essay
The Dynamics of Form
by Rachel Roe-Dale
Essay
Rebecca McNamara
on Nancy Grossman
Interview
Jane Irish
on History Painting as Activist Art
Interview
Jim Self
on Beehive
Essay
Mary Crone Odekon
on Demetrius Oliver
Essay
Vanishing Point
by Melora Wolff
Interview
Essay
Josh Faught
on Adding Flair to Sadness
Essay
John S. Weber
on Joachim Schmid’s Archiv
Interview
Essay
Shifting Poses
with Geoffrey Chadsey
Essay
Lara Ayad
on Wangechi Mutu
Essay
Ruth Opara
on Nigerian Clay Pots
Essay
David Karp
on Deborah Luster’s One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana
Visual Response
Interview
Reimaging Erica
Sarah Sweeney Responds to Joachim Schmid’s Archiv
Essay
Jess Lincoln ’20
on E. J. Bellocq
Essay
Ryan Richard Overbey
on Yun-Fei Ji
Essay
Jada James ’18
on James Barnor
Essay
Tom Yoshikami
on William Kentridge
Essay
Sarah DiPasquale
on Celebrating Difference and Seeking Pleasure Through Integrative Dance
Essay
Hayman
by Melora Wolff
Essay
Jane Cole
on Kara Walker
Essay
Visual Response
Daesha Devón Harris
on Tending Our Mothers’ Gardens
Essay
Molly Channon
on Wangechi Mutu
Essay
Erica Wojcik
on Glenn Ligon
Interview
Renee Cox
on Representation and Demolishing Stereotypes
Interview
About Black Joy
Daesha Devón Harris, Luis Jimenez Inoa, and Kambui Olujimi on Family Photos
Essay
Ten Frames of Carl Van Vechten
by Caryl Phillips
Essay
Beck Krefting
on Empathic Looking
Essay
Metamorphosis
A New Dance by Jason Ohlberg
Interview
Dario Robleto
on Sampling & Manipulating Objects into Art
Essay
John Corbett
on Sun Ra Archive
Video
Paula Wilson
interview by Serena Hildebrandt ’20 and Lindsey Poremba ’18
Video
Nicole Eisenman
on Ecole d'Abjéct, 2006
Interview
Lari Pittman
on Painting, Language, and Identity
Essay
Molly Channon
on Corita Kent’s G O greatest show of worth, 1968
Video
Interview
Miguel A. Aragón
on Printmaking & Depicting Death in a Border City
Essay
Dayna Joseph ’19
on Dawoud Bey’s Harlem, U.S.A. series, 1975–1979
Interview
Syd Carpenter & Leah Penniman
on Uplifting Truth through Making
Video
Interview
Jamal Cyrus
on Untitled (Threads), 2016
Video
Interview
Syd Carpenter
on Ellis and Anna Mae Thomas (from Places of Our Own), 2009-2010
Video
Titus Kaphar
on The Faithful, 2008
Essay
Black Theater and White Walls:
Eunice S. Ferreira on Performing with the Museum
Essay
Sarah Day-O'Connell
on Seminar as Schubertiad
Essay
Rachel Seligman
on Nikki S. Lee
Essay
Jordana Dym
on Nancy Chunn
Essay
Visual Response
Sonya Clark
on Being invisible and without substance
Visual Response
Atlan Arceo-Witzl ’18
on Self Help Graphics & Art
Essay
Rose White ’19
on Syd Carpenter
Interview
Video
Wendy Red Star
on Dioramas and Representations of Native Culture
Essay
Musicking the Collage
Charles Lwanga on African Music, Dance, and Art
Interview
Michael Joo
on Science, Art & the Symbolism of Crane Legs
Video
Fred Tomaselli
on Art History and Personal History
Video
Interview
Anya Kielar
on Red Crowd, 2008
Essay
Ajay Sinha
on Carl Van Vechten
Essay
Isolde Brielmaier
on Malick Sidibé, Des chaussures pour aller danser, 1963
Video
Natalie Frank
on Study for It’s the Gate Where They’re Turning, Turning V, 2006
Interview
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
on Malick Sidibé
Video
Interview
Katy Schimert
on Armored Landscape, 1994
Interview
Video
Deborah Roberts
on Black Girlhood and Fighting for Your Identity
Essay
Latisha J. Barnett
on Deborah Roberts
Video
Nancy Grossman
Tough Life Diary
Video
Carrie Moyer
on Painting and the Influence of History
Essay
Beau Breslin
on Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler’s Constitution on Tour, 1991
Essay
Adam Tinkle
on Working with the Sun Ra Archive
Interview
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.
on I See the Promised Land (after Martin Luther King, Jr.), 1998
Video
Essay
Hassan Hajjaj
interviewed by Hannah Traore ’17
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Pattern by Jonnea Herman ’18
Inspired by the annual February Tang <3 Students Event
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.