Jennifer Akinsuyi – From Gallerist To Visual Artist

Eddie Saint-Jean, Arts & Culture British-Nigerian gallerist Jennifer Akinsuyi ran her JonaQuestArts Gallery from a much sought after location in Greenwich, London in the heart of its tourist centre, with eager footfall only a maritime museum away. However, she decided to close operations a few months before Covid hit these shores and the pandemic acceleratedContinue reading “Jennifer Akinsuyi – From Gallerist To Visual Artist”

Basquiat’s Versus Medici: The Black Renaissance

Eddie Saint-Jean Arts & Culture Why did Jean-Michel Basquiat give his painting that title Versus Medici and how is it connected to the current Black Renaissance? Well, here’s some background. The Medici Family: A wealthy family of fifteenth-century Florentine merchants who were patrons of artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo and powered theContinue reading “Basquiat’s Versus Medici: The Black Renaissance”