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August 16

KAOP IN CONVERSATION: NUAFRICANS- Grace Kisa & Maurice Evans

In the first two installments of the trio of conversations with dynamic artist duo Grace Kisa and Maurice Evans, Layla Felder spoke to each artist alone to talk about their art journey and processes. Now, Layla speaks to the both of them to get more detail on their series ‘The Nu Africans’, understand what it […]

March 08

KAOP IN CONVERSATION EPISODE 3: Michael Rooks ON Julie Mehretu

Wieland Family Curator of Contemporary and Modern Art at The High Museum of Art, Michael Rooks takes Layla Felder through world-renowned artist, Julie Mehretu’s retrospective at the High Museum of Art. Julie Mehretu is an Ethiopian LGBT abstract artist whose work has been shown all over the world at world-famous museums. He takes Layla through […]

February 15

KAOP IN CONVERSATION EPISODE 2: Charly Palmer

Renowned artist Charly Palmer opens the doors of his studio for an intimate, inter-generational art conversation. We talk about how he started out as an artist, his process, inspiration, technique and more. 2020 was a spectacular year for Charly. We uncover how his historic “Time” Magazine Cover of 2020 came to be, and how he […]

February 01

KAOP IN CONVERSATION EPISODE 1: Fabian Williams

Join us as Fabian Williams @occasionalsuperstar and I visit his 130 ft.Morehouse College Black History and Morehouse College History Mural on campus that he has been working on for the past 2 years. We delve deep into his mural and talk content and artistic technique. We go through each section of his mural and discuss […]

January 25

SPELMAN MUSEUM OF FINE ART: DEBORAH ROBERTS: THE EVOLUTION OF MIMI ARTIST CONVERSATION WITH CURATOR ANDREA BARNWELL BROWNLEE

Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism. Combining found photographs, painting, and drawing, she examines the weight that society places on Black girls. “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi,” an original exhibition organized by the Spelman College Museum […]