Apr 28th 7PM ET / 4PM PT Considering Art : Considering Complication
The figures in LynetteYiadom-Boakye’s paintings are not real people – she creates them from found images and her own imagination. Both familiar and mysterious, they invite viewers to project their own interpretations and raise important questions of identity and representation.
“I learned how to paint from looking at painting, and I continue to learn from looking at painting. In that sense, history serves as a resource. But the bigger draw for me is the power that painting can wield across time.” Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
In this tour, we embark on a process of unlearning. Together, we explore the construction of narrative. Through close looking, we ask: What constitutes site, place, and time. How might we be complicit in the definition of self? How is identity constructed?