Above: Abraham Oghobase, The Space Between, 2016, lithograph in progress, 10 × 10 in. (25.4 × 25.4 cm) ISCP has invited CCA Lagos, an independent non-profit- making visual art organization founded in December 2007 and based in Lagos, Nigeria, for this residency from April 21–June 7.
Fondation Louis Vuitton will present “Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier” from April 26 to August 28, 2017
Above: Genesis by Kudzanai Chiurai Alongside its monographic exhibitions, the Fondation Louis Vuitton regularly presents group exhibitions that focus on the latest developments from less known, or even entirely overlooked, art scenes.
Day Two of Jazz in the Gardens concludes with Esperanza Spalding, Andra Day, Hip Hop Giants The Roots, Common and LL Cool J
Above: Jill Scott at Jazz in the Gardens. Photo by MediaPunch/Rex/Shutterstock So coming from Saturday’s line-up, the 12th Annual Jazz in the Gardens did not disappoint with Sunday’s acts which included Gospel artist Smokie Norful, Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist and singer-songwriter Esperanza Spalding, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon House Band and Philly’s own The Roots, R&B songstress Andra Day, Oscar award-winning and FAMU alum Common and closing with Hip Hop Royalty LL Cool J.
Day One of Jazz in the Gardens Begins with All-Stars, R&B Legend Betty Wright, Morris Day and the Time, Robin Thicke and Miss Jill Scott
Above: Betty Wright. Photo by Media Punch/REX/Shutterstock When the month of March comes in South Florida, Miami locals and tourists of color from all over the country alike descend into the City of Miami Gardens for a two-day music festival called Jazz in the Gardens.
To be honest, I have always been a cautious consumer of hip hop over the years. For the last few decades, the spectrum of hip hop music has fluctuated between “Stay Woke” cultural reflection of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s “The Message” and Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power,” house party bangers of Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push it” and Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock’s “It Takes Two,” machismo anthems of Dr.
Above: Les Trois Danseuses Chapter Two, Ya La’ford, 2014, 137.16 x187 The Yeelen Gallery is proud to announce the opening of Sublimation:
Above: Piano Chair by Robin Rhode Art Basel is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, which will be presented at the upcoming Art Basel show in Hong Kong this month.
Above: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko Performance artist/poet Jaamil Olawale Kosoko. Photo by Erik Carter Lighting and projection designer David Bengali, performance artist and poet Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, and writer Erika L.