The New Bend Nods to Gee’s Bend but Strays From Quilting

In 2002, the Whitney Museum of Art presented the exhibition The Quilts at Gee’s Bend, which featured the work of 42 quilting artists from the historically Black region of Gee’s Bend in Alabama. The landmark show catapulted the work of these artists — all Black American women — into mainstream recognition. In the decades that … Read more