Art world’s Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont break up

Er, make that Une Femme Noir.

Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont — the sizzling-hot art world power couple who dub themselves Deux Femmes Noires — have broken off their 11-year romance just after mounting a much-hyped show together at the Hamptons art mecca, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.

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

But Page Six hears they’re done romantically and will be finishing up their commitments as Deux Femmes Noirs before splitting professionally as well.

“We ended our long-term personal relationship but remain committed to completing our current projects as Deux Femmes Noires,” Thomas and Chevremont told Page Six in a joint statement.

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

They didn’t start dating though until meeting up 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 the city, according to the site Only Natural Diamonds. Both were married at the time. 

Thomas proposed on New Year’s 2020. Chevermont told the site, “New Year’s Eve, we went out, and afterward we were in our living room and Mickalene came and sat next to me, handed me a box, and asked, ‘will you marry me?’”

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

Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont
A work Thomas did featuring Chevremont sold for $1.8 million.
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Thomas is a top-tier artist known for her work using acrylic and rhinestones. A collage work of Chevremont titled, “Racquel Reclining Wearing Purple Jumpsuit,” sold for $1.8 million at 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 on the new Sex and the City series, “And Just Like That.”  

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