Wardell Milan (b. 1977, Knoxville, TN) has been included in numerous significant solo and group exhibitions including Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York (2015 and 2005); The Art Institute of Chicago; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Crystal Bridges Museum of Contemporary Art, Bentonville, AK; Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco; Queens Museum of Art, New York; Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; Camden Arts Center, London; National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; and White Columns, New York, among others. He is the subject of a forthcoming survey of new and recent work at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York.
Milan’s work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Denver Art Museum; Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, among others. Milan lives and works in New York.