Kerry James Marshall. Believed to be a Portrait of David Walker (Circa 1830), [Es creia que era un retrat de David Walker (Circa 1830)], 2009. Cortesia de The Deighton Collection, London.
Autor: Alastair Sooke
“When I go to the movies, I’m expected to identify with all of the characters, and most of them are white,” says the African-American artist Kerry James Marshall, sitting on the top floor of David Zwirner’s immaculate gallery in a Mayfair townhouse in London, where his new exhibition of paintings Look See has just opened. “But when you put a black character in there, somehow the white audience isn’t expected to identify with them. That’s a problem.” Continue Reading →