Baile con Duende

There is still time to catch this landmark exhibition featuring the art of Black Los Angeles curated by Lili Bernard running until January 6, 2012.

WATTS TOWERS ARTS CENTER & CHARLES MINGUS YOUTH ARTS CENTER

  Artwork by Teresa Tolliver.  Photo credit: Lili Bernard


1727 E. 107th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002

Contact Rosie Lee Hooks, WTAC Campus Director, at (213) 847-4646, or watts.towers1@lacity.org, or Lili Bernard, Curator, at (323) 936-3607, ortheartist@lilibernard.com

BAILA con Duende features the works of seventy-four living Black Artists in Los Angeles (BAILAat all levels of their careers – from legendary, celebrity, mid-career, and emerging, to those just starting out.  World-renowned McArthur Genius Mark Bradford, along with celebrity artists Kehinde Wiley, Betye Saar, John Outterbridge, Artis Lane, William Pajaud, Samella Lewis, Charles Gaines, Henry Taylor, Joe Lewis, Ulysses Jenkins, Noah Davis and Rodney McMillian are among the talent who have come together in a show of solidarity, to display their works in this exhibition whose theme is spirit. The purpose of the exhibition is to reveal the breadth of diversity in content and artistic styles of the so-called “Black Art” Diaspora. The show is curated by Cuban-born, Los Angeles-based artist/activist Lili Bernard, and features the original works of the following visual artists:

Mark Bradford, Kehinde Wiley, Betye Saar, John Outterbridge, Artis Lane, William Pajaud, Samella Lewis, Charles Gaines, Henry Taylor, Joe Lewis, Ulysses Jenkins, Noah Davis, Rodney McMillian, Charles Dickson, Toni Scott, Dale Brockman Davis, Dominique Moody, Lili Bernard, Derrick Maddox, Isabelle Lutterodt, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Lauren Halsey, Vincent Johnson, Bernard Hoyes, Charles Bibbs, Joseph Sims, Duane Paul, Zeal Harris, Miles Regis, Castillo, Aaron Waugh, Rosalyn Myles, Carlos Spivey, Raksha Parekh, Steven J. Brooks, Teresa Tolliver, Lavialle Campbell, Yrneh Gabon Brown, Michael Massenburg, J Michael Walker, Anna Martine Whitehead, George Evans, Keith Mikell, La Monte Westmoreland, Donna Brown, June Edmonds, Silfredo La O, Wendell Wiggins, Moses Ball, Charla Puryear, Mark Broyard, Numa Perrier, Samuel Levi Jones, Milton Loupe, Ngene Mwaura, Donna Angers, AfraShe Asungi, Samuel Pace, Lisa Diane Wedgeworth, Angela Briggs, Enoch Mack, Ingrid Elburg, Buena Johnson, Sharon Barnes, Yohannes Tesfaye, Greg Pitts, Donald Bernard, Andre Ajibade, Miriam Moore, Kevin Thompson, Karien Zachery, Jim Starks, Jr., Liliane Lathan, Isaiah Bernard Ferguson, plus two artists in memoriam: Willie Middlebrook and Joseph Beckles. 

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