ANNOUNCEMENTS

 


 

CROCKER ART MUSEUM COLLECTION

19 November 2017

Permanent Collection Acquisition

 
Lina Iris Viktor's work 'Came the devil so shrew in all his ways' has been acquired from 'Black Exodus: Materia Prima' at Amar Gallery, London by the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California and will be exhibited in February 2018 alongside works by Grafton Tyler Brown, Sam Gilliam, and Mickalene Thomas. 

 


 

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART cOLLECTION

31 October 2017

Permanent Collection Acquisition

 
Lina Iris Viktor's work 'Constellations II (SE)' has been acquired from 'Black Exodus: Materia Prima' at Amar Gallery, London by the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., for their permanent collection.

 


 

MARIANE IBRAHIM GALLERY NOW REPRESENTS LINA IRIS VIKTOR

9 June 2017

Mariane Ibrahim Gallery is delighted to represent British—Liberian, multidisciplinary artist Lina Iris Viktor.

 
Viktor’s work transcends mysticism in a post-colonial spectrum and in doing so; she reenacts a disruptive idea of primitivism. Misinterpreted and distorted, her interpretations reveal intelligence, beauty and perfection. Yet trapped in refuge and confinement, her reflections of post-modernist societies seem dark and threatened. By blackening her naked body, she inverts European notions of beauty and purity. Viktor poses with defiance . . .

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