Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont from the art world split up

Um, make that Une Femme Noir.

Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont – the sizzling hot art world power couple calling themselves Deux Femmes Noires – broke off their 11-year romance just after putting on a much-hyped show together at the Hamptons art mecca, the Parrish Art Museum at Water Mill.

Artist Thomas and consultant Chevremont have just curated “Set It Off,” appearing as a couple in a smashing feature in Interview magazine to promote the exhibition.

But Vidak For Congress learns that they are romantically ready and will finish their commitments as Deux Femmes Noirs before breaking up professionally as well.

“We have ended our longstanding personal relationship but remain committed to completing our current projects as Deux Femmes Noires,” Thomas and Chevremont said in a joint statement to Vidak For Congress.

Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont
The couple works together under the name Deux Femmes Noires.
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The pair first met in 2002 when Chevremont was working on acquisitions at The Studio Museum in Harlem and Thomas was the artist in residence.

However, they only started dating when they met again in Paris in 2011. Thomas was an artist in residence at Monet’s estate in Giverny, France, and Chevremont also happened to be in town, according to the site Only Natural Diamonds. Both were married at the time.

Thomas proposed on New Year’s Eve 2020. Chevermont told the site, “New Years Eve, we went out, and then we were in our living room and Mickalene sat down next to me, gave me a box and asked, ‘Will you marry me?'”

They launched Deux Femmes Noires in 2018 to provide a platform for women, people of color and queer artists. They worked on “The Aesthetics of Matter” for that year’s Volta Fair and “Brand New Heavies” at Pioneer Works last year.

Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont
A work Thomas did with Chevremont sold for $1.8 million.
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Thomas is a top artist known for her work with acrylics and rhinestones. A Chevremont collage work titled “Racquel Reclining Wearing Purple Jumpsuit” sold for $1.8 million in Christie’s New York last year.

Chevremont, who has worked as an art consultant for shows like “Empire,” recently made headlines for curating the art collection of the character Lisa Todd Wexley in the new Sex and the City series, “And Just Like That.”

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