Jamaican artist Bryan McFarlane has been residing in China. He shares from his own experience as he prepares for yet another exhibition in China
ON Sunday, July 19, at 3:00p.m., the National Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition is scheduled to open at the National Gallery in Kingston, and will continue till August 22. It is popularly known as the Festival Exhibition. On show will be a new collection of 218 award-winning works, by 70 new artists.
I take art, all expressions very seriously. Professor Rex Nettleford was one of the critical elements of my education. I had him as a tutor for creative writing.
Professor Rex Nettleford would say it is the artists who see beyond the natural and interpret and translate for others to be able to relate and they themselves understand.
ON ENTERING THE Gallery Barrington, located on Old Hope Road, there are lots of women. Yet they are not overbearingly loud. They are mostly nude, but not vulgar, nor can hardly be considered pornography. They are among 175 drawings by master painter Barrington Watson
THIS YEAR (2008) THE Scotia Private Client Group team put all heart in art, making their annual signature event “Celebration of Art”, on December 5, masterful. The show held at the Devonshire, and, curated by Susanne Fredricks also included a silent auction to earn funds for Jamaican victims of the Scoliosis disease.
Having visited Jamaica repeatedly, the Judge who now feels right at home was his usual down-to-earth, interactive self. He spoke of Jamaica being an inspiration to the world, especially highlighting the creative mind.
The competition between European nations for wealth, power and religious dominance in the New World