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Meet Six Fast-Rising Artists Having Star Turns at This Year’s Art Basel Miami Beach

Alums Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and Cheyenne Julien 16 PT included in Artnet roundup.

The Whitney Presents Jennifer Packer

ArtDaily reports on the Associate Professor of Painting’s first solo museum exhibition in New York.

Sikander Show Opens at RISD Museum

Extraordinary Realities traces the first 15 years of Shahzia Sikander’s creative journey from Lahore, Pakistan to New York City.

Anna Weyant Paints the Indignities of Being a Young Woman

Artnet speaks with the alum about her two recent sold-out shows and how 2020 set the 26-year-old phenom on a new course.

Tradition and Revision

A Wall Street Journal review of Extraordinary Realities, the ongoing NYC retrospective presenting work by alumna Shahzia Sikander, describes the show as “visually lush and thought-provoking.”

Weaving a Multicultural Identity

Filipino New Englander Bhen Alan makes award-winning work expanding on his cultural heritage.

Rising Artists of the Asian Diaspora

Artsy includes alums Sasha Gordon 20 PT and Timothy Lai MFA 17 PT in its collection of 16 US-based Asian artists to watch.

Julie Mehretu’s Reckoning with Success

The New York Times profiles alumna Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR, whose work will be on display at the Whitney Museum from March 25–August 8.

Celebrating a New Generation of Design Talent

W highlights Objects: USA, featuring the work of alumni Tanya Aguiñiga, Simon Haas, Misha Kahn, Joyce Lin, Adam Silverman, Katie Stout and David Wiseman.