Lyle Ashton Harris was born in New York in 1965. He received his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia in 1990 and graduated from the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York in 1992. Harris is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship (2016) and David C. Driskell Prize (2014), among other awards. His work has been shown at numerous institutions and biennials, including the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, Connecticut, Busan Biennial in South Korea, Corcoran Gallery of Artin Washington, DC, São Paulo Biennial, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, Venice Biennale, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and Whitney Biennial in New York. Recent solo exhibitions have taken place at Participant Inc. in New York (2018), Studio Museum in Harlem (2011), and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (2008). His publication, Lyle Ashton Harris: Today I Shall Judge Nothing That Occurs, was published by Aperture in 2017. Harris is a professor at New York University and lives and works in New York.
Artists on Andy Warhol
Artists on Andy Warhol is the third installment in a series culled from Dia Art Foundation’s Artists on Artists lectures, focused on the work of artist Andy Warhol. It features contributions from Robert Buck, Glenn Ligon, Jorge Pardo, Kara Walker, and James Welling.