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The Howardena Pindell Papers

Throughout her career as an artist, Howardena Pindell has also been a prolific writer. Her writing has appeared in books, exhibition catalogues, mainstream art journals, specialist publications, and in the now-out-of-print anthology, The Heart of the Question: The Writings and Paintings of Howardena Pindell. The texts shared in this section, listed chronologically, demonstrate the breadth of her thinking and writing. They include artist statements, criticism, and interviews, as well as commentary on racism and intersectionality in the art world.

All texts by Howardena Pindell are reproduced courtesy of the artist. Citation information can be found at the bottom of each excerpt. We are publishing the texts here for educational purposes under the umbrella of the Fair Use doctrine.