Category: Art and Design

Controversial Painting Reflecting Brutal Murder of Emmett Till Ignites Protest

“Open Casket” by artist Dana Schutz, is a painting being showcased at the 2017 Whitney Biennial located at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY. Peaceful protesters have been taking turns standing directly in front of the painting to obscure its view as they believe it is exploitative and disrespectful to black… Read More

Fashion and art make waves in Water Carry Me Go

Water Carry Me Go was a ‘fashion-art’ exhibition curated by Chinedu Ukabam. A Nigerian designer based in Toronto and co-founder of SUPAFRIK, Ukabam was responsible for the contemporary African-inspired art, fashion, music, and food travelling pop-up shop and gallery.   Part of the Then and Now series for Black History Month, the exhibition was a… Read More