Sean Pressley is a Brooklyn-based visual artist working in the mediums of photography, collage, and film, known for making works that poetically depict contemporary black life in America. His work is often based in the observation of lived experience or idiosyncratic nuance, finding beauty in the mundane aspects of black life. Utilizing different methods of abstraction, some of the  recurring themes examined throughout his work include leisure, labor, social awareness, and domesticity. 

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Press and Publications

American Photography 38, See In Black Collective,  Architectural Digest, Black Enterprise, The Guardian Saturday, Surface Magazine, The New York Times, The FT Weekend Magazine, City & State NY, Inc Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard University, Brown University, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, The Village Voice

Photo by Chris Buck

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