Broken, Defaced, Unseen: The Hidden Black Female Figures of Western Art

When she was first rendered as an engraving by Thomas Stothard, in the late eighteenth century, and later painted, in 1801—and still today—“The Voyage of the Sable Venus” was considered a visual travesty, an inversion of order. “How, at the height of slavery, could a black woman be drawn by dolphins through the primordial seas, […]

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Launch of the Philip Moore Artists’ Retreat and Maroon Sculpture Walk in Guyana

Dear Mark Jacobs, We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Philip Moore Artists’ Retreat and Maroon Sculpture Walk on Sunday 15th May, 2016 at the E. R. Burrowes School of Art, Carifesta Avenue Thomas Lands, Georgetown. The official programme starts at 5 p.m. and speakers include: Hon. Dr Rupert Roopnaraine Minister […]

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