Memoirs: Everald Brown (1917-2002)

Everald Brown at the Assembly of the Living, 82 1/2 Spanish Town Road, West Kingston, c1974 (photographer unknown) This article was originally published in two parts in the Jamaica Monitor August 1 and 8, 2021, respectively. It is now posted here with minor editorial changes. Part 1 Everald Brown – or Brother Brown, as his... Continue Reading →

Painting the City

Shanique Stewart - Jamaica Is Not a Real Place, Water Lane. Sponsored by TEF and Sherwin Williams. This article was originally published in the Jamaica Monitor on 4 and 11, 2021 and is now posted as it was submitted, with images added. All photos are by Stuart Reeves, courtesy of Doris Gross, Kingston Creative. Part I... Continue Reading →

Review: the Atlantic World Art Fair

Abigail Hadeed,Still Life | Still Lives – Not so Enchanted_The Ghost Ship, 2020, Digital Photography, 41.3 × 43.8 cm, Edition 3/5. Photo courtesy of Sour Grass and the Atlantic World Art Fair This article was originally published in the Jamaica Monitor in two parts, on June 13 and 20, 2021. It is posted here as... Continue Reading →

Museum Boards: Assets or Liabilities?

Art museum boards have recently come under significant scrutiny in many parts of the world, mainly because of their association with wealth and power, the sources of that wealth and power, as well as governance issues, such as conflict of interest breaches, intrigues, and abuse of power. The Strike MoMA protests in NYC, for instance,... Continue Reading →

Review: And I Resumed the Struggle

Greg Bailey – Mushroom Clouds (2020), oil on canvas, 71 x 88” (photo: Veerle Poupeye) This article was originally published in the Jamaica Monitor of May 23, 2021. More images have been added. On December 10, 2020, I attended an exhibition opening, my first since our first Covid-19 lockdown started. The occasion was And I... Continue Reading →

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