The art of painter and sculptor Kyoung Chun is bright and full of light; sometimes through being a sculptor who produces light on her own through neon, or through the usage of colors and materials that allow the vividness to shine through.
Photography has a unique ability to allow people access to places they will never visit. In a way, photographers act as guides, introducing people, places, and ideas. A photograph also has the ability to change people’s perspectives. Michael Aboya, a photographer from Ghana, recognizes just how powerful a photo can be, and he seeks to use that power.
The art world suffered an immense loss in April 2020, when artist, curator, and scholar David Driskell passed away at the age of 88 due to COVID-19 complications. Driskell’s work, including his own art and the exhibitions he curated, continues to be a staple of American art and art history.
Audrey Kawasaki's work is full of women, feminized men, skeletons, and plants. All of her subjects are created in a great amount of detail, she draws in her audience with a pairing of innocence and eroticism.
What makes an art gallery stand out from the others? Is it the collection of art? Is it the curator, or the communities it helps to foster? The Calabar Gallery in New York City is more than an art gallery, it is the extension of a dedicated artistic entrepreneur and a showcase for the work of multiple artists inside and outside of New York.
In today’s society, the term “woke” is often regarded as a term of endearment to individuals that are extremely honest and vocal about the world’s atrocities that occur as they happen. It isn't often that we mention actual artists of that same caliber. One of the hidden trail-blazers that utilizes the term artistically is Ethiopian-American artist, Julie Mehretu. Mehretu is from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She migrated with her parents to Michigan in 1977.