Sunday, July 30, 2017

Exhibition: Gabrielle Banks: “The Mark of a Woman” - show continues through Sunday, July 30, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

Gabrielle Banks: “The Mark of a Woman” June 22-July 30, 2017 @ The NAGB
Exhibition: Gabrielle Banks: “The Mark of a Woman” - Opening Reception on Thursday, June 22, 2017 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm; show continues through Sunday, July 30, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “On Thursday, June 22nd starting at 6 p.m., the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas will introduce emerging Bahamian artist and acclaimed RISD student Gabrielle Banks’ body of work ‘The Mark of a Woman’ in the Project Space Room through the end of July. The opening preview reception of Gabrielle Banks’ ‘The Mark of a Woman’ will take place on Thursday, June 22nd, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served at the event. Come out and celebrate one of The Bahamas’ most exciting emerging artists ... Banks actively comments and interrogates being a marginalized body and this functions as the continuous theme and conversation within her paintings. Many of the colors used in her palette express a nature of blackness that cannot be directly defined or restricted by societal standards and stereotypes. As a person of colour, she explores a complicated yet beautiful minefield which is provocative, rich and complex. ‘The Mark of a Woman’ is Gabrielle Banks’ first solo show in The Bahamas ...”Read more: The NAGB-The Mark of a Woman and The NAGB-Facebook
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: The NAGB-The Mark of a Woman, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

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