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GIDEON APPAH Two Men Having a Smoke 2020-2021

GIDEON APPAH
Two Men Having a Smoke
2020-2021
Oil and acrylic on canvas
78 by 78 in. 198.1 x 198.1 cm.
 

On January 21, 2022, the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA at VCU) will open the first solo exhibition by Ghanaian artist Gideon Appah. Appah is a young painter who incorporates Ghanaian cultural ephemera and imagination into his work, which responds to contemporary Ghanaian culture through newspaper clippings, entertainment posters, and films from the ’70s-’80s This exhibition will be largely comprised of newly commissioned work and will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.

More information to follow.