All posts tagged African American

The Obamas: unusual portraits for an unusual presidency

For years, the official paintings of the USA’s former Commander-in-Chief’s at the National Portrait Gallery comprised white presidents painted by white artists. It comes as no surprise, then, that the […]

Black Panther Review – Ryan Coogler’s Contribution to the Marvel Canon is a Cultural Milestone that Challenges and Satisfies in Equal Measure

With a total of eighteen features to its name since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become something of a cultural phenomenon with its grand narrative, interlinking an array of comic book […]

Documentary Double-Bill: Ava Duvernay’s 13th

13th takes its name from the amendment to the United States Constitution introduced in 1865, which abolished slavery and any form of involuntary service. Except for as punishment for a crime. […]

THE INFINITE MIX – Hayward Gallery, in association with The Vinyl Factory.

Hayward Gallery, in association with The Vinyl Factory, presents its only major off-site exhibition during its two-year refurbishment. My flatmates were all at work on Saturday so I thought, ‘You […]