Making an Entrance | Carnegie magazine
An exterior view of the museum showing the neon names that wrap around the perimeter.

By adding 54 names in neon to Andrew Carnegie’s Palace of Culture, Tavares Strachan hopes to challenge and expand the definition of “greatness,” recognize underappreciated or even invisible cultural heroes for their contributions, and disrupt how we think about our present and future.

Installation view, Tavares Strachan, The Encyclopedia of Invisibility, 2018, Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Michael Santiago

Making an Entrance

The 57th edition of the Carnegie International is front and center, thanks to two show-stopping works on the exterior of Carnegie Museums’ historic Oakland building.

By Cristina Rouvalis

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