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Art Bytes

Art Events Postponed or Virtual

Until there is an ease of government restrictions because of the pandemic we will cease posting information on art events on this site unless they are virtual. We will return wiser and stronger when this is all behind us. Blessings, and stay safe.

Renee Cox now Asst. Professor at Columbia University

 

Jamaican-born artist Renee Cox was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University in New York. Her controversial work focusses on issues related to race and gender in America, offering a critique of society and celebration of black womanhood often through the use of her own body, both nude and clothed. She has several upcoming exhibitions and events in the United States later this year. And this month her photograph of Nick Cave appears on the cover of the New York Times Magazine.     

Art Bytes

Kingston Creative’s monthly Artwalk festival experience goes virtual March 29th, thanks to  sponsors Sagicor, tTech and the Tourism Enhancement Fund.

Developed together with Steve Madden, the collection was designed for warm weather with the use of bright neon colors with rope, rhinestones, and buckle embellishments.

The work of photographer Nadine Ijewere is featured in the March 2020 issue of American Vogue.

Dr Rachel Moseley-Wood, head of the Department of Literatures in English at UWI, Mona recently launched her 254-page book, Show Us as We Are: Place, Nation and Identity in Jamaican Film.

Six students from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts designed a mural to mark the starting line of the Sagicor Sigma Run in February.

Ivorhod Walters’ Before They Came will be part of the second staging of Due West, the National Gallery West’s annual exhibition that runs till April 11th. Walters, a St.

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