Employing techniques from different fields, Aksiniya Misyuta veers between figurative and abstract imagery, though avoiding depictions executed in pure abstraction. Often rendered with cubist attributes, the emerging artist‘s works are characterized by a geometrically stylized approach that conveys magnetism submerged in a dystopian environment. Without clear facial features, her obscure figures become articulate with the […]
Annan Affotey was born in 1985 in Accra, Ghana. After graduating from Ghanatta College of Art and Design winning Best Student of Still Life, Best Imagination and Composition, and Best Abstract Drawing awards, Annan joined the Revolution Art Organization and displayed his work in several group and solo exhibitions in Accra. In 2013, Annan […]
Henry Taylor culls his cultural landscape at a vigorous pace, creating a language entirely his own from archival and immediate imagery, disparate material and memory. Through a process he describes as ‘hunting and gathering,’ Taylor transports us into imagined realities that interrogate the breadth of the human condition, social movements and political structures. For his […]
Larry Achiampong’s solo and collaborative projects employ imagery, aural and visual archives, live performance and sound to explore ideas surrounding class, cross-cultural and post-digital identity. With works that examine his communal and personal heritage – in particular, the intersection between pop culture and the postcolonial position, Achiampong crate-digs the vaults of history. These investigations examine […]
BE BOLD BE COMPETITIVE BE RELEVANT The artists spotlighted here are Chakaia Booker, Richard Hunt, Radcliffe Bailey, Dianne Smith, Scherezade Garcia, Yinka Shonibare. Great artists that push the envelope with materials, ideas and concepts. Opportunities abound in public art on both private and public spaces.
Everything I do, I intend to make on a large scale… Size itself has its own impact, and physically we can relate more strongly to a big sculpture than to a small one. —Henry Moore Henry Moore, Picasso and Matisse expanded modern art in a powerful new direction with their blend of the human figure […]