September 14, 2021

Art News

Editors’ Picks: 7 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Sotheby’s Celebrating Black Jewelry Designers to a Screening of a Rare Beat Film

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   Friday, September 17–Sunday, September 26 For Almasika’s Sagesse collection, jeweler Catherine Sarr has reimagined cross-cultural motifs

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Amoako Boafo on Listening to Afro-Pop in the Studio, and His Newfound Interest in Painting Shadows

In the past few years, Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo has electrified the art world with his captivating and contorted portraits of Black figures against bright, often monochromatic backgrounds. Rendered in pulsating, evocative marks, the portraits have often conjured up comparisons to the Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele. Boafo, who is based in Vienna, has said he

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Irises

Irises are one of my favorite flowers, so they grow both on the pond and in the garden.

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Snowdrops

When the first last snow has melted, I immediately run into the forest to look for snowdrops.Because they bring me new thoughts, ideas, new life, and the freshness of the coming spring.

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Winter in the coniferous forest.

The forest is a special place for me, and my home is right next to it.Every day I walk in it, breathe fresh air, and explore every place and tree.And when I find the right place, I try to capture it quickly.So that it will remain on the canvas forever.And every time a trip to

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