• Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Call it soulfulness

    2 monthes ago - By Two Coats of Paint

    Contributed by Matt Mitchell / Reviewers have compulsively apprehended Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's loving images of dark-skinned people as manifestations of black identity politics, despite the artist's insistence that those issues are not central to her work. And, in fact, her paintings can yield some penetrating insights about the new figuration when the viewer looks beyond race. On view...
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