Lecture and Exhibition: Jamaican Artist Barrington Watson at The National Gallery

For those of you who live in Jamaica, perhaps you can still make it to a lecture by Master Artist Barrington Watson, who will speak about art in Jamaica. At The National Gallery of Jamaica. An upcoming retrospective is also announced below:

The National Gallery of Jamaica, in association with the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts and on the occasion of the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference, is pleased to present a public lecture by Jamaican Master Artist Professor the Honourable Barrington Watson, CD, OJ, on Thursday, October 13, 2011. The lecture will start at 2:00pm and is held at the National Gallery of Jamaica, 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, (entrance on Orange Street), Kingston, Jamaica.

The National Gallery is currently planning a major Barrington Watson retrospective, which will include paintings and works on paper from the late 1950s to the present and explore the major themes in his work. This exhibition will be on view from January 8 to April 14, 2012 and accompanied by a major catalogue publication.

[Shown above, Barrington Watson’s “Conversation.”]

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