. New and noteworthy: see what the Armory Show’s younger galleries are bringing to the fair « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE BUSTED NEWS – The Ghanaian artist Kwesi Botchway creates spirited portraits of Black figures of all generations and walks of life, engaging in activities like dancing and celebrating a birthday, or posed in comfortable confidence. “I don’t want to just produce realistic work but works that speak loud and can prompt dialogue,” the artist says in a statement. “My focus is to be more conceptual, focusing on the language of colour. I want to elevate Blackness and also what Black truly represents.” Many of the works on show at the Armory were created during a residency at Gallery 1957’s space in Accra.”

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