22 th December , 2019Figuratively Speaking, It’s a Matter of Life and Love: The art of Jerrell Gibbs
Emerging Artist Jerrell Gibbs’s current series of paintings is a meditation on the joy of simply being left alone. These compositions pictorialize Black people in isolation without fear of being violated or othered. The scenes focus on a joy that is seemingly independent of systemic racism that regulates ordinary freedoms.
22 th December , 2019Artist Spotlight: Cam Portland
Cam Portland describes his artistic process and his latest body of work titled “The San People of London”. The series is heavily influenced by the San Bushmen tribe, an ancient people of Southern Africa, dating back 20,000 years.
26 th November , 2019Artist Spotlight: Ludovic Nkoth
New York based artist Ludovic Nkoth’s work is heavily informed by life events which led him to move from his native home of Cameroon to the United States when he was 13. Leaving his birth-family and siblings, he found solace and comfort in the creative process while being raised primarily as “a stranger in a strange land”.
26 th November , 2019Florine Démosthène and the Power to Levitate
ArtX sat down with artist Florine Démosthène to discuss her process, her spiritual journey and her latest solo exhibition, Between Possibility and Actuality on view at Mariane Ibrahim Gallery.
21 th November , 2019Artist Spotlight: Austin Uzor
As a very skilled draftsman and painter, Austin Uzor explores the world of the unknown by means of psychological spaces, feelings and alternate realities in search of existential truths.