Nina Chanel Abney Bio

Nina Chanel Abney is an artist who was born in Chicago and is currently based in New York. Using both representation and abstraction, while forgoing linear storytelling in her paintings, Nina Chanel Abney explores themes of race, celebrity, religion, politics, sex, and art history. Her work is included in collections around the world, including the Brooklyn Museum, The Rubell Family Collection, Bronx Museum, and the Burger Collection, Hong Kong.

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