Will visual art ever be as ubiquitous & accessible as music or fashion? It can be with #wavemakers like @ingridlafleur Today this #Detroit #curator speaks with @liveunchained on #art and #pleasure. #creativesoul #artlover #educator
A native of Detroit and a family of artists, Ingrid Lafleur is a dedicated creative whose work is intent on bringing art to the “masses.” An art curator, hosting shows and exhibitions in cities as far-flung as Paris and Johannesburg, Lafleur wants to make visual art accessible, as ubiquitous “as music or fashion.” Her art tour company, Wanderlust, organizes art excursions around the world,…
There are some who find their niche in the vast world of art and creating and run with it. Far. They take the prosaic, something there, we all know, heard about, or even used, and they turn it into art or performance, a spectacle that draws people in. This is what Marawa did and does. A hula-hooping goddess, she wows the world with shows, so incredible, they incorporate hula-hoops, color, and a…
Wahidah’s dreams. Art by me. #artlife #wahidahfowler #artist #painter #blackartist #femaleartist
Photos by Madelene Cronje.
[Les Femme du Moroc: Grande Odalisque 2] Love how Lalla Essaydi mocks French painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’ famous painting, The Grande Odalisque.
"Her paintings often appropriate Orientalist imagery from the Western painting tradition, thereby inviting viewers to reconsider the Orientalist mythology."
NEW MUSIC: Kelela x Le1f x P Morris - OICU.
[Guardians] Artwork by artist Kesha Bruce. A few years ago Live Unchained was lucky enough to interview Ms. Bruce! Follow this link to read our interview with this talented artist. 👉 http://bit.ly/KeshaBruceLU (at Duunas)
you are a horse running alone
and he tries to tame you
compares you to an impossible highway
to a burning house
says you are blinding him
that he could never leave you
want anything but you
you dizzy him, you are unbearable
every woman before or after you
is doused in your name
"woman as body spirit of cosmic woman"
phillip lindsay mason
Adja Kaba by Joanna Lorenzo
Nina Simone performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival (1969)