Wilmer Wilson IV (b. 1989, Richmond, VA) is critically recognized for performative investigations into the marginalization of, and the care for, Black bodies in everyday social relation.
He is the recipient of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Fellowship and The American Academy in Rome Fellowship. Wilson’s work has been presented at The New Museum, New York, NY; Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA; Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; American University Museum, Washington, DC; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC; In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper, Belgium among others.
by Jacoba Urist
by Sarah Tanguy
Published by the International Sculpture Center
By Holland Cotter
"Wilmer Wilson IV appropriates objects common to his socio-economic experience, manipulating their original intention to absurd degrees."
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