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Haiti’s Art, Outside the Box

 Above: Jean-Baptiste Jean, untitled, Oil on Wood (All images courtesy Pan American Art Projects) By Alexander Britell While Haitian art rose to international prominence in the second half of the 20th century, a four-year economic embargo in the early 1990s …

Haiti’s Art on Display in Washington, With Help from Donna Karan

 Above: Donna Karan and Former President Bill Clinton (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s art is on full display at a new exhibition at the Inter-Ameriacn Development Bank’s Cultural Center in Washington, DC. The Discover Haiti exhibition, which …

Rebuilding Haiti through Dance

 Above: Johnnoiry St Philippe and Wenchel Renaudin of Ayikodans (Photo: Josue Azor) By Alexander Britell “When you are doing a dance class, you don’t need to speak English or Creole or French to do it — you just need to …

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 Above: from left to right, Wesner La Forest’s works (Photo: Edward Thorp Gallery) By the Caribbean Journal staff An ongoing exhibition at New York’s Edward Thorp Gallery looks at the work of four masters of Haitian art: Wesner La Forest, …

 Above: Hillside House in Nassau (CJ Photo) NASSAU — A CORAL-HUED PROPERTY on Cumberland Street could be a significant driver in the development of downtown Nassau, if celebrated Bahamian artist and sculptor Antonius Roberts has his way. Roberts has brought …

 This article originally appeared in Untapped Cities. By Albert José-Antonio López Twelve years have passed since Princeton Architectural Press first published John Loomis’s Revolution of Forms: Cuba’s Forgotten Art Schools. In the time that has passed since its humble introduction to the …

 Above: Prefete Duffaut, Habour/Vue de Jacmel avec le Pont de Noel, 1968, oil on canvas (Photo by Jason Mandella) By Alexander Britell Beginning Jun. 12, New York’s El Museo del Barrio will put Caribbean art in the spotlight, with Caribbean: …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Guyanese artists are calling for priority attention at the national and regional levels to the development of arts and culture in the Caribbean. The group, which met at the CARICOM Secretariat recently, …

 The Bahamian government’s Public Treasury is putting Bahamian art on the stage with an upcoming exhibition, “Bahama Mama,” featuring the works of female Bahamian artists and the way they see the women of the island. One of the featured artists …