Twins Seven Seven Exhibition Review

By libby
December 30, 2011

You can find and admire work by an internationally known and feted artist, Twins Seven-Seven, who died this past year, right inside the Crane, at Indigo Arts.

Prince Twins Seven-Seven, 2003 (photo courtesy of the artist).

R. I. P. Prince Twins Seven Seven (1944-2011)

Prince Twins Seven-Seven suffered a stroke and was hospitalized in April 2011. He passed away on June 16th, 2011. Twins Seven-Seven was one of the greatest, and certainly the most celebrated, African artist of his generation.

R. I. P. José de Jesus Garcia Montebravo

October 15, 1953 - July 9, 2010

Wilson Bigaud c.1920 - 2010

Wilson Bigaud, one of the last giants of the first generation of Haitian painters, died in Petit-Goâve, Haiti, on March 22.

Earthquake in Haiti

An Update on our Fund-Raising

The news coming in of the earthquake in Haiti has been almost incomprehensibly dreadful. We are responding to this disaster in several ways.

The Gods Give Life to the Sacred Places of the Earth

José Benitez Sanchez 1938 - 2009

We have learned that Huichol artist José Benitez Sanchez passed away on July 2nd, 2009.

Medal for Clinton Global Initiative, designed by Toyin Folorunso, 2009.

Toyin Folorunso selected for Clinton's Global Citizen Awards

President Bill Clinton Selects Two Haitians and One Nigerian to Create Commemorative Art for the Clinton Global Citizen Awards

Mystical Imagination: The Art of Haitian Master Hector Hyppolite

at the Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C., May 18th to July 5th, 2009 presented by the Haitian Art Society and the Waterloo Center for the Arts.

"The Haitian government has declared 2008-2009 as the year of Hector Hyppolite.

Haitian Art from the Collection of Jonathan Demme showing at FIAF in New York

Through his films, his public stands, and his philanthropy, director Jonathan Demme has long been one of the foremost American proponents for the people and culture of Haiti. He is also one of the leading collectors of Haitian art in recent years.

Susanne Wenger, R.I.P.

The Nigerian Tribune printed the following tribute:

Osun goddess devotee, Susanne Wenger, is dead