Above: Various works by Amber Robles-Gordon. In a way, looking at the art market is akin to playing speculative archeology in reverse, where the best case scenario is to discover a work of immense value before it’s covered up (or is discovered by someone else.) However, some collectors also want to help artists’ personal growth and their audience’s ability to have better access to and appreciation of art.
In many ways, the Marrakech edition of the 1-54 Contemporary Art Fair has the potential to be more than just an art market or annual destination.
Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa Explores Complex Socioeconomic Dynamics of Contemporary Southern Africa
Above: Meleko Mokgosi. Democratic Intuition, Lerato: Philia I, 2016. © Meleko Mokgosi. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is pleased to present Meleko Mokgosi:
Derrick Adams (American, born 1970) delves deeply and fearlessly into the nooks and crannies of Black life and culture, unveiling a nuanced wholeness of humanity.
Above: Lorraine O’Grady, The Strange Taxi, Stretched, 2020. Photo: Stewart Clements Photography and Design. On January 14, 2020, acclaimed Boston-born artist Lorraine O’Grady unveiled her adapted autobiographical work The Strange Taxi, Stretched (2020) as the latest installation featured on the Gardner Museum’s Anne H.
Above: (Stephen Wiltshire – The British Artist Drawing Cityscapes Entirely From Memory). After flying just once over Mexico City, artist Stephen Wiltshire drew the entire cityscape from memory on a 4-metre (13-foot) canvas.Photograph by Paolo Woods, National Geographic.
Symposium Centered on the Work of William Greaves, a Key Figure in American Filmmaking Takes Place at Princeton
The Program in Visual Arts at Princeton University presents a day-long symposium centered on the work of William Greaves, a key figure in American filmmaking.
Above: Dee Rees at the Tribeca Talks with Queen Latifa. Kurt Iswarienko/Netflix Deadline is reporting that MGM has set Dee Rees to write and direct a feature film adaptation of George Gershwin’s acclaimed Porgy and Bess.