Nine Black Artists and Cultural Leaders on Seeing and Being Seen

Amy Sherald, Michael R. Jackson and others discuss the challenges and opportunities of cultivating black audiences and dismantling historically white institutions. Amy Sherald’s “Precious Jewels by the Sea” (2019). Credit… © Amy Sherald. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth “If you’re silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it,” wrote Zora Neale Hurston in her 1937 novel ” Their Eyes Were Watching God.”