World Arts, Local Lives—April
Los Angeles, with its communities from around the world, is a melting pot of traditions and practices. During this period of Safer at Home, the Fowler is pleased to offer digital programs celebrating world arts and cultures. All programs are free.
A Look Back—Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón
In 2016, the Fowler hosted the first U.S. solo exhibition dedicated to the late Cuban artist Belkis Ayón, whose masterful black and white prints that mined the mythology of the Afro-Cuban fraternal society Abakuá.
Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 2004
Odundo’s ceramic vessels have a deep connection to pottery made in Africa yet are indebted to her own innovative firing process developed while living outside the continent.
A Look Back: The African-Print Fashion Community Council
We look back on a dynamic group of men and women—from Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, and the U.S.—who went the extra mile to ensure that the exhibition would engage Angelenos.
Marie Antoinette is Dead, 2017
Fabiola Jean-Louis’ photograph, Marie Antoinette is Dead, is exquisitely beautiful. But it evokes hard truths. Perhaps the Black woman in the portrait speaks of new worlds to come.