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.
Sperling's work draws on the language of Minimalist painting from the 60s and 70s, with shaped canvases as his main recourse. For these, he crafts intricate plywood supports over which canvas is stretched and painted over in a signature palette of saturated, sometimes clashing colours. In their three-dimensionality, Sperling's works blur the lines between painting and sculpture, image and object. Mining a wide range of sources, from design to art history, Josh Sperling has crafted a unique visual vocabulary remarkable for its expressive quality and irrepressible energy.
Text courtesy Perrotin.
Josh Sperling Video of the exhibition Chasing Rainbows at Perrotin Paris 10 January–24 February 2018 Video by Nikolaï Saoulski © 2018
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