On the heels of a triumphant year in which Haiti’s Artists Institute welcomed leading international musical talent to record in their state-of-the-art recording studio and co-produced the international hit song Wherever I Go with Haitian born DJ Michael Brun, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is thrilled to again join Artists Institute and Artists for Peace and Justice in presenting this year’s edition of Haïti Optimiste, a celebration of creativity and culture through music, dance, and film on Wednesday, June 1 in FIAF’s Florence Gould Hall.
And the winner is …. Yusaku Maezawa, the founder of Contemporary Art Foundation, has purchased Lot No. 36B “Untitled” by Jean-Michel Basquiat for $57.3 million at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on May 10th.
Alimia Wale’s Butterflies over the City, on view May 20-27th, explores nature and connecting with it and knowing that nature can be a source of solace.
I just heard someone refer to Alexis Peskine as an art rock star. Well, I have to agree. His work captured to eyes of everyone that visited Miami for Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 ( his work was a part Prizm Art Fair).
Sundance Institute today announced a significant expansion of its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, addressing a growing need in the field of independent storytelling, especially for women and filmmakers of color.
Closing Night Spotlight includes Manthia Diawara’s Negritude: A Dialogue Between Wole Soyinka and Senghor The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc.
Our first day in Dakar, Senegal brought us to the Palais de justice to speak with AKIRASH about his work, such as his featured installation Portraits, and how art become an obsession that led to a fulfilling life.