Lorna Simpson: 1985–1992, solo exhibition, has opened at Hauser & Wirth 69th St, New York (Sep 7 – Oct 22, 2022).
A newly revised and expanded edition of Lorna Simpson's Phaidon monograph is out, available for purchase here. Texts by Thelma Golden, Kellie Jones, Chrissie Iles and a new essay by Naomi Beckwith, May 2022.
Lorna Simpson's first solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 'Everrrything', opens on Sep 14, 2021 and runs through Jan 9, 2022.
Lorna Simpson shares an original poem, "We Have Been Whispering In Each Other's Ears For Centuries", inspired by recent protests of the Black Lives Matter movement with New York Magazine, June 9, 2020.
In "Lorna Simpson’s New Hong Kong Show Explores Life Under Trump", Tatler connects 'Special Characters' exhibition to the Trump administration, June 4, 2020.
Lorna Simpson's 'Special Characters' first solo exhibition in Greater China, Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong 16 Jun – 30 Sep 2020
"Artist Lorna Simpson Is Turning ’50s Ebony Magazine Portraits Into Heavenly Collages Under Lockdown" by Hayley Maitland on "Give Me Some Moments" exhibition in Vogue UK, May 4, 2020.
'Give Me Some Moments' Lorna Simpson's solo online exhibition, Hauser & Wirth May 1, 2020.
Mary Beard, Ed Ruscha and Lorna Simpson awarded Getty Medals 2019.
"A new show by artist Lorna Simpson summons fire, ice and history in reverse" by Julie Baumgardner on Lorna Simpson's solo exhibition, Unanswerable, at Hauser & Wirth London, UK, in Wallpaper magazine, February 28, 2018.
"Acclaimed artist Lorna Simpson on courage, race and gender" by Julie Belcove on Lorna Simpson's solo exhibition, Unanswerable, at Hauser & Wirth London, UK, in Financial Times, February 23, 2018.
"Evoking What Can't Be Seen" by Teju Cole on Lorna Simpson's solo exhibition, Unanswerable, at Hauser & Wirth London, UK, in New York Times Magazine, February 15, 2018.
"Lorna Simpson, America’s Most Defiant Conceptual Artist, Makes A Radical Change—To Painting" by Dodie Kazanjian on Lorna Simpson's solo exhibition, Unanswerable, at Hauser & Wirth London, UK, in Vogue magazine, February 9, 2018.
“They are creative visionaries whose passions and work have shaped the cultural landscape.” - Lorna Simpson captures a series of portraits of American women in the Arts on Vogue.com, launched March 5, 2017.
"What Simpson witholds is certainty. The certainty of familiar visual tropes and textual sequences; the certainty imposed and incited by race, gender, and class histories" by Margo Jefferson for Aperture Magazine special issue on Vision and Justice, May 2016
Lorna Simpson’s work was included in a virtual exhibition of the Venice Biennale selected by La Biennale di Venecia and Google Cultural Institute. The exhibition is a new online platform through which viewers can access a digital version of all pavilions and specials exhibitions of the Biennale.
"After we summited the ridges high above Aspen in late July of this year, the artist Lorna Simpson and I finally had the occasion to speak at length" - A Photographic Memory: In the Studio with Lorna Simpson by Joseph Akel in The Paris Review, October 15, 2015.
"The contrast between the real (the Ebony magazine photograph cutouts) and the imagined (Simpson’s sensational hairstyles) acknowledges hair not simply as a site of individuality, but as a site of control in culture at large." - Salon Style by Simone Krug in the Brooklyn Rail, June 3, 2015.
All the World's Futures, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, May 9 - Nov 22, 2015.
All The World’s Futures in Christie's, May 8, 2015.
America is Hard to See at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, May 1 - Sep. 27, 2015.
Represent: 200 Years of African American Art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, Jan. 10 - Apr. 5, 2015.
Lorna Simpson, makes its American debut after traveling in Europe at the Addison Gallery of American Art on September 20, 2014 in Andover, Massachusetts.
Lorna Simpson interview by Alison Green in Art Monthly 377: June 2014
Lorna Simpson honored at Gordon Parks Awards, June 2014
Culture Talk: Lorna Simpson on Capturing the Cast of ’12 Years a Slave’ for W Magazine by Victoria L. Valentine, Culture Type, February 2014.
Paris- Lorna Simpson at Jeu de Paume, ArtObserved, August 2013.