Art Exhibition: Six Jamaican Artists Present “The Imaginative and the Real”

Repeating Islands

Holly Bynoe (ARC Magazine) writes that The Mutual Gallery’s last exhibition for 2011 “The Imaginative and the Real” opened on November 23, 2011, and will be on view until January 2012. The exhibition incorporates the work of six renowned Jamaican artists: Andrea Haynes-Peart, Amy Laskin, Tina Spiro, Samere Tansley, Marisa Willoughby, Holland and Kacey Ferguson. The Mutual Gallery is located at 2 Oxford Road, Kingston, Jamaica.

Description: The Mutual Gallery is pleased to present a new platform in this extended field of representational painting. The six artists in the exhibition have received extensive training in classical and contemporary techniques which they have applied to their paintings. This has earned each artist a renown which has extended nationally and internationally through exhibitions in galleries and museums locally and abroad and a presence in national and private collections.

The six artists are well known for their work of contemporary…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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