#theaster-gates Stories

ART
At the Nasher Sculpture Center, Theaster Gates Fuses Japanese and Black Culture

The Dallas institution has opened “Afro Mingei,” a convivial gathering space envisioned by...

ART
Theaster Gates Is Cultivating the Next Generation of Creatives

Five years after saving a school from the wrecking ball on Chicago’s South Side, the artist’s...

ARCHITECTURE
Theaster Gates Will Design the 2022 Serpentine Pavilion

The Chicago-based urban planner-turned-artist is the first non-architect to land the commission.

2016 Edition
Power 100

Our third annual list of influential figures in art, architecture, fashion, real estate, design,...