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Ralph Lemon

Ralph Lemon is an artist, writer, and choreographer.

The Prompt

Throughout, the worldview of a (Black) artist’s Times obituary and its expectations of talent, form, worthiness, a show, a gallery, a museum or not—all particular containers—are evident. Present and posthumous success requires a comprehensive identity, a position in terms of the system’s frame.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2021

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