Works in the Collection
McArthur Binion was born in 1946 in Macon, Mississippi and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He earned a BFA from Wayne State University in 1971 and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He relocated to New York City in 1973 where he worked among a community of peers including Jack Whitten and Frank Bowling. In 1991, Binion moved to Chicago and began teaching at Columbia College. In 2017, his work was featured in the 57th Venice Bienniale.
Binion’s work can be found in the collections of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, The Metropolitan Museum, the Whitney Museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Mississippi Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Joyner Giuffrida Collection, among many others.