“Verses After Dusk.” A solo exhibition by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (Serpentine Gallery, London)

It was worth braving the storm clouds a few days ago to visit the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens and view Verses After Dusk – a solo exhibition of recent works by the British figurative painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (b. 1977, London). Although I have been aware of this artist since she was nominated for the Turner... Continue Reading →

Smartguide to the exhibition “Black Like Who? Exploring Race and Representation” at Birmingham Museum of Art (Alabama, USA)

Birmingham Museum of Art (Alabama, USA) has recently published an online smartguide to its current exhibition “Black Like Who? Exploring Race and Representation” (July 11 – November 1, 2015). The exhibition features 28 works from the Museum’s permanent collection, and selected loans, brought together to consider how artistic representations of African-Americans and aspects of black... Continue Reading →

Black Portraitures II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories (Florence – 28-31 May, 2015)

Black Portraitures II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories (Florence, Italy, 28-31 May 2015) is the sixth in a series of highly successful conferences staged by New York University (NYU) in collaboration with Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research. "This conference will bring together artists and scholars from an assortment of disciplines... Continue Reading →

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