Posts by Graeme Kennedy

March 26, 2019
Director of Communications
One of the first works you see when you enter the Albert Brenner Glickman Galleries to view Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago is Juana Valdes’ Under View of the World /El mundo desde abajo. In this deep, blue work, she uses objects such as porcelain figurines and bone china saucers—each one stamped with an identifying mark that often references the country of production—to highlight the global circulation of commodities as a metaphor for colonialism.

March 14, 2019
Director of Communications
In an era of disconnectedness, Awai strives to connect the dots. As an Afro-Asian artist from one of the most culturally diverse countries in the Caribbean, her work creates opportunities to discover throughlines of history, culture, people, and even materials.

February 26, 2019
Director of Communications
Originally printed in the spring 2019 issue of PMA Magazine, artist Maria Martinez-Cañas shares how she came to America from Cuba, her views on making art, and the importance of photography to "deal with the inside."