Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Curated by Dexter Wimberly and Larry Ossei-Mensah

Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco, California, USA 05/08/2019 – 08/11/2019

“Those alive to ever-present signifiers of enslavement and colonialism have to look no further than the average bottle of rum. For the labels either contain supposedly comforting artistic renderings of benevolent plantation scenes, or these labels boldly and proudly declare that the product has a centuries-old manufacturing pedigree. We don’t have to do much speculating

Firelei Báez, How to slip out of your body quietly (2018). Acrylic and oil on paper. Collection of Alyssa and Gregory Shannon Angel Otero, Veranda (Sca02), (2013). Fired Steel and glazed porcelain. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupi Firelei Báez, Love that does not choose you (Collapse the rooms and structures that depend on you to hold

Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

Curated by Trevor Schoonmaker and Miranda Lash

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA 09/01/2016 – 01/08/2017

Artists: Terry Adkins, Walter Inglis Anderson, Benny Andrews, Radcliffe Bailey, Romare Bearden, Sanford Biggers, Willie Birch, Rachel Boillot, Douglas Bourgeois, Roger Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Diego Camposeco, Mel Chin, William Christenberry, Sonya Clark, Robert Colescott, William Cordova, Jerstin Crosby and Bill Thelen, Thornton Dial, Sam Durant, William Eggleston, Minnie Jones Evans, Ralph Fasanella, Skylar Fein, Howard Finster,

Artists: Terry Adkins, Walter Inglis Anderson, Benny Andrews, Radcliffe Bailey, Romare Bearden, Sanford Biggers, Willie Birch, Rachel Boillot, Douglas Bourgeois, Roger Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Diego Camposeco, Mel Chin, William Christenberry, Sonya Clark, Robert Colescott, William Cordova, Jerstin Crosby and Bill Thelen, Thornton Dial, Sam Durant, William Eggleston, Minnie Jones Evans, Ralph Fasanella, Skylar Fein, Howard Finster,

EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean

EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean

Curated by Claire Tancons and Krista Thompson

National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands 01/15/2016 – 03/26/2016

The international travelling exhibition EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean has made its way to the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI). EN MAS’ is a pioneering exploration of the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America, and Europe. The touring show began at the Contemporary

The international travelling exhibition EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean has made its way to the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI). EN MAS’ is a pioneering exploration of the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America, and Europe. The touring show began at the Contemporary