This article by Julia Jensen for the Daily Iowan appeared in anticipation of last night’s lecture by Edouard Duval Carrié.
The painting Endless Flight uses the bright, vivid colors of the Caribbean as it articulates shapes and forms across the surface of the canvas, infusing the piece with life and meaning.
Haitian-born artist Edouard Duval Carrié created this intriguing painting. He will deliver a lecture about his native country at 5 p.m. today in 2520D University Capitol Centre.
“The artist can be a powerful voice in the community in order to draw people’s attention to arts and culture of different groups around the world,” said Loyce Arthur, a University of Iowa associate professor of theater and codirector of the Caribbean, Diaspora, and Atlantic Studies Program.
Carrié, whose work is exhibited in the Figge Museum in Davenport as well as many other prestigious museums, will speak about his efforts in Haitian…
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