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January 1, 2013
Arte’: Negus in Paris at the Backlash Gallery

Backslash Gallery is pleased to welcome back American artist Fahamu Pecou, whose latest paintings and drawings address the representations of black men in modern society, engaging in particular with the idea of Négritude as famously symbolized by Aimé Césaire and Léopold Sédar Senghor.

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August 7, 2012
Arte: Steve McQueen

Though he is most recognized now as the director of the unflinching feature films Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011), Steve McQueen has had a nearly 20-year career as a visual artist working primarily in moving images.

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August 7, 2012
Arte: Dawoud Bey: Harlem, U.S.A.

Through September 9, 2012 In 1979 African American photographer Dawoud Bey (born 1953) held his first solo exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem, showing a suite of 25 photographs titled Harlem, U.S.A.

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