Yeelen Gallery director Karla Ferguson deployed something special at this year’s Art Basel showcase: an exhibition exclusively exploring identities of black women.
The exhibit, “what’s INSIDE HER never dies…a Black Woman’s Legacy,” features portraits, drawings and larger-than-life paintings depicting women of color in various stages of the human experience. The perspectives range from everyday women to a series of familiar mothers of children who have been killed by police in the United States
“The vision behind the exhibition was to show the beauty of women of color, not just physically or aesthetically, but mentally too, as well as to show their femininity, fragility and strength,” Ferguson told NBCBLK….read more