Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
At the freshly opened Winsing Art Place in Taipei, works by Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo are being presented in Taiwan for the first time. In this video, the founder of Winsing Arts Foundation, Jenny Yeh, introduces Vo's exhibition.
Though science has shifted our collective faith from the religious to the empirical, Baiers work reminds us that our understanding of the universe remains imperfect, hindered by personal biases and reactionary instincts. His recent prints and sculptures use the latest technologies–3D printing, CNC routing, computer farm rendering, etc.-and extensive consultation with astrophysicists, to interrogate our growing reliance on the digital world. Baier's work is rich with data and research, precision and erudition, yet it is its seductive aesthetic that gives us the greatest sense of reassurance, validating our flawed logic with a false affirmation of our desires.Read More
Baiers work has been presented at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Gallery of Canada, the Musée d art contemporain de Montréal and the Musée des beaux-arts du Québec. His works are found in several private and public collections, including those of the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Schwartz Collection at the Harvard Business School.
Text courtesy Choi&Lager Gallery.
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