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Spring at the Gallery

Spring is here, the trees are in bloom, the vaccine roll-out is in full swing, and hope is palpable in the air. Our gallery space has been refreshed and hosts artworks from previous exhibits, including Golden Reflections of Layered Lives by Elizabeth Martineau, that most of you could only see virtually. We also have new pieces by Haitian-American artist 3-D (Wainwright Dawson III) –  among them the gorgeous coffee table in the photograph above (yes, he designs furniture too!). We have new artworks by Camille Tete Azankpo, Pascal Konan, Gerard Quenum and Saadio on the website; these artists are all present in museums in Europe and Africa. This is a great opportunity to explore their work from the comfort of...

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Updates from African Art Beats

Dear Friends of African Art Beats and Art Lovers, We are thrilled to share our first monthly newsletter. With the latest on African Art Beats and African contemporary art in DC and beyond.  Upcoming Exhibit New GenerationA Series of Artworks by Gerard Gabayen Opening November 22, African Art Beats, Washington DC For over twenty years, Gerard Gabayen has been an activist with his brushes, transferring onto the canvas his memories of nature as he had known it, his concern at seeing it spoiled and the hopes he places in future generations. In this exhibit, past, present and future mingle in gorgeous compositions, where balanced forms and colors take you on an exhilarating journey. Gerard Gabayen is a Senegalese artist with a rich...

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