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 →

The End of an Era

This is a sad moment in Jamaica's cultural and artistic history. I understand that the house of David Boxer, the late art historian, artist and collector, is slated for demolition, to make way for what will probably be another run-of-the-mill apartment complex, of which Kingston hardly needs any more. For those who did not know... Continue Reading →

Memoirs: Visiting Leonard Daley

My father-in-law, Walter Rammelaere, passed away recently. He was, among other things, an amateur photographer and when my husband, Marc, rummaged through his photographic files recently, he found photographs of a long-forgotten visit to the self-taught, "Intuitive" Jamaican artist Leonard Daley (1930-2006), who lived in the hills of St Catherine. I have reproduced a few... Continue Reading →

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