. In Case You Missed It – A Group Show in England Connects Caribbean Carnival and European Merry-Making « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NEWS – “Paint Like the Swallow Sings Calypso” at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, England, wove joyful threads between Caribbean Carnival and the conventions of European merry-making, from the religious feast day to the masked ball. Working with curator Habda Rashid, three largely overlooked Caribbean-born British artists—Paul Dash, John Lyons, and Errol Lloyd—exhibited their work alongside paintings, prints, and drawings they chose from the predominantly white male artists in the collections of Kettle’s Yard and the Fitzwilliam Museum, two Cambridge University institutions. Their selections—including a Brueghel, a Dürer, a Picasso, and even an abstraction by Helen Frankenthaler.

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