A Window In: Jordan Casteel

“There is a value in just being.” Jordan Casteel’s work elevates the “Everyday man” on a monumental scale. Much like the paintings of artist Honore Daumier’s depictions of the working class society he saw around him, so goes the images of people found in Casteel’s portraits. Hear her discuss her process here.

Jordan Casteel was born in 1989 in Denver, Colorado. She lives and works in New York. Casteel received her MFA from Yale University in 2014.

South Dallas Cultural Center presents A Window In: A look at Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora. Each week, SDCC will feature a curated list of videos from ART 21: Art in the Twenty First Century that highlight artists of the African Diaspora. From topics of Power and Truth to Love and Loss, these artists explore and expand the bounds of what art is and could be.