RENAISSANCE — NOIR

RENAISSANCE: NOIR—an online show of work by emerging black artists, curated by Galerie Myrtis founder Myrtis Bedolla—is on view at UTA Artist Space.

Exhibition artists include Tawny Chatmon, Wesley Clark, Alfred Conteh, Larry Cook, Morel Doucet, Monica Ikegwu, Ronald Jackson, M. Scott Johnson, Delita Martin, Arvie Smith, Nelson Stevens, and Felandus Thames.

A portion of the proceeds from the exhibition will be donated to Artist Relief, a coalition of national arts grant-makers to support artists during the Covid-19 pandemic.

RENAISSANCE: NOIR

Through July 3.

UTA Artist Space

Renaissance Noir, UTA Gallery, June 9, 2020–July 3, 2020, from top: Delita Martin, The Moon and the Little Bird, 2018, acrylic, charcoal, gelatin printing, collagraph printing, relief printing, decorative papers, hand-stitching, liquid gold leaf; Alfred Conteh, Aston and Ethan, 2020, acrylic and urethane plastic on canvas; Larry Cook, Urban Landscapes #3, 2018, digital print; Monica Ikegwu, Sister’s Keeper, 2020, oil on canvas; M. Scott Johnson, Headstone of Queen Elizabeth Catlett, 2012, Belgian Black marble; Tawny Chatmon, Seeds Sown, 2020, 24k gold leaf, acrylic, watercolor, and gouache on archival pigment print; Arvie Smith, Truth Tellers, 2019, oil on canvas; Morel Doucet, Brown Sugar (Being black is one of the most extreme sports in America), 2019, assorted charcoal densities, mylar, aerosol navy, flora and fauna; Ronald Jackson, A Dwelling down Roads Unpaved, 2020, oil on canvas; Wesley Clark, Restoring Our Majesty, 2019, urethane paint, epoxy putty, eps foam; Felandus Thames, Open Mike, 2019, hair beads on coated wire and aluminum rod; Nelson Stevens, Imani Impulse, 1980, silkscreen. Images courtesy and © the artists and UTA Artist Space.


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