ARTNEWS | Robin Sher:
Currently filling nearly the entire back wall of Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is a familiar-looking flag. There are the stars and stripes, and even some red, but there is also black, green and yellow—colors representative of West Africa.
Attached to each star is an assortment of amulets, from tiny medicine bottles, prayer beads, and shells to some curious-looking glass vials. The piece, one of the many articles on view at 1:54—the annual intercontinental fair … read more
Image | Nú Barreto: Disunited States of Africa (DSA), 2010, Acrylic on canvas,