This week, works were acquired, art from across the diaspora traveled for new audiences, and Twitter memes capturing moments of this week’s Verzuz battle evoked childhood nostalgia.
Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories is an art and sound installation conceived by Artist EVEWRIGHT. It is the first site-specific art and sound installation to be held at the Port of Tilbury in Essex to commemorate and memorialise people of the Windrush Generation and their legacy.
Above: the language must not seat|Shikeith|2018 This week in Black art, the Whitney Museum of American Art opens digital discourse on Black art in this moment of increased activism, and commissions grace the covers of Vogue and Vanity Fair.
Above: Johanne Rahaman. Photo by Maggie Steber Documentary photographer Johanne Rahaman has traveled the state of Florida in search of the persistence of Black presence;
Legend has it that the Statue of Liberty was supposed to be a sister. I like to imagine that sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi would have chuckled at the brutal irony of his commission.
Above: King Debs, Ritual Dance 001. Courtesy of the artist. arebyte Gallery and The National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo are pleased to announce POWERPLAY, a group exhibition featuring artists working within digital media, moving image and technology.
“To Set at Liberty Them That Are Bruised”: Hybrid Antidotes, Artistic Apothecaries, and Women of Vision by Chenoa Baker
Above: Delita Marin | Six Persimmons | 2019 | acrylic, charcoal, decorative papers, hand-stitching, relief printing, oil and acrylic on wood | 51.5 x 71.5 inches.