Theaster Gates’ exhibition “Tarry Skies and Psalms for Now” at White Cube in Hong Kong. Photo: Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates, artist who’s doing it for himself – or is he?

The American, in Hong Kong for his second exhibition, sees hope in his latest work, but ‘not the world’s hope’; making art ‘is a selfish act’, he says. Yet in Chicago he’s opened, at his expense, a ‘repository for black American culture’

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Theaster Gates’ exhibition “Tarry Skies and Psalms for Now” at White Cube in Hong Kong. Photo: Theaster Gates
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