Jamaican Artist

David Boxer

 
David Boxer

As an influential artist as well as the Chief Curator (Director Emeritus) of the National Gallery of Jamaica, David Boxer has had a significant impact on Jamaica's art and its artists. He has consciously steered Jamaican art in new directions.

Boxer studied at medical school in the US, later switching to complete his doctorate in art history. He has had no formal art training. Nevertheless, his artistic vocabulary is sophisticated, stemming from an interest in artists such as Francis Bacon, Joseph Cornell and Joseph Beuys. He now works increasingly in series and was one of the first Jamaican artists to move

Art Bytes

Registration for Liberty Hall's Annual Summer Arts programme opens June 25 - July 6, 2018. Children will learn about Marcus Garvey while engaging Kingston through the arts. The programme is open to children ages 7-17...

View John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night and Daylight Come, picturing Dunkley's Jamaica with storytelling by Amina Blackwood-Meeks and Anomaly, this Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the National Gallery of Jamaica starting...

Five previously publicly unseen works by Jamaica’s first and finest intuitive artist, John Dunkley (1891-1947), were revealed at the opening of John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night at the National Gallery of Jamaica...

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