Barkley L. Hendricks is, quite easily, the most outstanding arbiter of understated style there is. With his iconic, large-scale figurative paintings, he presents his subjects in a cool-handed way which provides them with the space to be prominent and in-control, even if their elegantly clothed bodies seems to recede into the canvas.
The exhibition Re-Voir Haiti [Seeing Haiti Anew] opens on November 19, 2014 and will be on view until February 15, 2015, at the Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées, South-East Gallery (entrance on Winston Churchill Avenue), Paris, France.
Brianna McCarthy is a mixed media visual communicator working and living in Trinidad + Tobago. She is a self-taught artist and aims to create a new discourse examining issues of beauty, stereotypes, representation as well as the documenting the process – particularly poignant in an ever smaller digitally connected world.
Resting on the ocean floor, towering nearly 17-feet-tall, kneels a young Bahamian girl supporting the ceiling of the water on her shoulders. “Ocean Atlas” is the most recent work by underwater sculpture artist Jason deCaires Taylor, installed earlier this month off the western coastline of New Providence in Nassau, Bahamas.
Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons continues to explore her Afro-Cuban heritage in a wide-ranging practice that includes multi-media installation art, photography, video, film, and performance art.