<span class="title">"Hands up! Don't Shoot!" (Gold Brush, Hong Kong)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">"Hands up! Don't Shoot!" (Red on Blue, Hong Kong)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Basked in Light (White and Black on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Basked in Light (White on Orange on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Brick by Brick (Red on Gold on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Do You Hear the People Sing?<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Don't Forget Our Original Intention (Black and White on Black)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Don't Forget Our Original Intention (Silver and White on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Fast (Blue on Silver)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Fast (Silver on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Forbidden City (Red on Gold on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Forbidden City (Red on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">I Think it's Gonna Rain Today (Black on Black)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">I Think it's Gonna Rain Today (Gold on Silver on Gold)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Learn from the Masses (Black on White on Black)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">My Life is Ours<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">On a Bright Monday (Gold on Blue on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">On a Bright Monday (Gold on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Peace, Be Still<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Such is History (Red on Gold on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">The Great Hall of the People (Gold on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">The Sound of Silence<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Under the Bridge<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">We Have Faith in the Masses (Red on Gold on Red)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">We Have Faith in the Masses (White on Black)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Women Hold up Half the Sky (Gold on Gold with Blue)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Women Hold up Half the Sky (Gold on Red on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Women Hold up Half the Sky (White and Black on White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2018</span>
<span class="title">Hand of God<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Endless Column III<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Verve<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">The Nightmare of the White Elephant<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Switchski's Syntax<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Visa<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Champion (White)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Look Natural 1970 (Fair Warning Series)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2010</span>
<span class="title">Alive with Pleasure! Chorus Line (Fair Warning Series)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2010</span>
<span class="title">Believe It (Fair Warning Series)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2010</span>
<span class="title">They are Us, Us is Them<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">History is Past, Past is Present<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
<span class="title">Promise<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2016</span>
<span class="title">Opportunity<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2015</span>
<span class="title">Perseverance<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">2017</span>
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Hank Willis Thomas
"Hands up! Don't Shoot!" (Gold Brush, Hong Kong), 2018
Screenprint on retroreflective vinyl, mounted on Dibond
58.4 x 81.3 cm; (23 x 32 in.)

Hank Willis Thomas received a BFA in Photography and Africana Studies from New York University and an MFA and MA in Photography and Visual Criticism from the California College of Arts, San Francisco. He currently lives and works in New York City. Thomas’s work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and abroad, at institutions including the International Center of Photography, New York; Studio Museum, Harlem, New York; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada; Musée du quai Branly, Paris; Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong; Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Netherlands; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain; and Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, South Africa. His work is in numerous public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Brooklyn Museum, New York; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; and the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, among others. His collaborative projects include Question Bridge: Black MalesIn Search Of The Truth (The Truth Booth), and For Freedoms. In 2017, For Freedoms was awarded the International Center of Photography Infinity Award for New Media and Online Platform. Thomas is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship (2018), AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize (2017), Soros Equality Fellowship (2017), Aperture West Book Prize (2008), Renew Media Arts Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation (2007), and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award (2006).