Repeating Islands


Some are self taught. Others, extensively schooled. Some use traditional tools. Others, glitter.

The works of some of Haiti’s top contemporary artists — who come from a variety of backgrounds and employ many forms of media — are now on display at the Stonehenge-Luce Non-Profit Annex, located 1159 Second Ave.

The 52 works — all up for sale — will stay on display until Feb. 18 and can be viewed from 9:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., said Raynald Leconte, CEO of the Haitian Cultural Foundation and the show’s co-organizer.

Some of the pop-up exhibition’s highlights include Frantz Zephirin, a painter whose work appeared on a New Yorker cover, Leconte said.

“He’s one of the top-selling artists in Haiti,” Leconte said. “He’s very spiritual. He’s very effusive, very jovial, very bright.”


Mario Benjamin, another artist with three works on display at the space, is one of the most in-demand…

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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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