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Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal

The group exhibition at SMAC gallery, curated by Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, revisited the chromatic and social properties of blackness in contemporary South African visual art The post Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Tim Clark, Friday, Visual Art, Colour, Jacques-louis David, Blackness, Ralph Ellison, SMAC, Art Exhibitions, South Africa (country, Young Gifted and Black, Smac Gallery, Zandile Tshabalala, Mary Sibande, Alexandra Karakhashian


Japanese kabuki prints – in pictures

Kabuki is a form of traditional Japanese theatre that was hugely popular from the 1600s to the 1800s. Stylised and spectacular, it featured superstar male actors whose wild expressions were often immortalised by artists such as Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) and then reproduced using wooden printing blocks. Tim Clark, head of the British Museum’s Japanese section, has just acquired 359 of these prints that will go on display at the museum’s Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese galleries next year. “The...
Tags: Japan, Design, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Illustration, Art and design, Tim Clark, Exhibitions, British Museum, Clark, Mitsubishi Corporation, Utagawa Kunisada


Announcing the Speculative Concept Honorees for the 2016 Core77 Design Awards

Perhaps our most unconventional and thought-provoking category, Speculative Concepts, aims to push the boundaries of design past the point of what is currently possible—to use design as a means to explore and challenge, to hypothesize and critique, and, above all, to promote discourse. The field of speculative design invites designers to think discursively and independently, while ignoring present limitations. For our Speculative Concept category, we specifically asked for, "all conceptual or pr...
Tags: Design, Tim Clark, Core77 Design Awards, Stephanie, Bruce, Philipp Schmitt, Julia Lohmann, Stephanie Tharp



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