The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Monday, October 18, 2021


Cydne Jasmin Coleby's first solo exhibition in London on view at Unit London
Cydne Jasmin Coleby, Courted Laydees, 2021. Acrylic, sand, watercolor, glitter, decorative paper and photo collage on canvas, 121.92 cm x 152.4 cm.



LONDON.- There is a severe exploitation of unseen labour in Black women the world over. In a time where we are contending with severe patriarchy, Coleby gives us a moment to consider the matriarchs of our family lines. Queen MuDDA is a celebration of the women and girls in our families - those who have the broadest shoulders and are the backbones of our family lines. Using her family archives and storytelling, we are offered up a moment to consider the ways in which all mothers may be considered queens in their own right. With nods to Rococo, but also to the hyper-embellishment of the Caribbean and African diaspora, we are at once given the frills and ruffles of the Baroque period, alongside the vibrating patterns of African wax print fabric, Junkanoo, and Carnival. Performance is the undercurrent of this work: the performance of womanhood, of respectability, of being. In a world where being is appearing, Coleby offers the matriarchs of her family line the opportunity to appear as elevated as the care they give.

Cydne Jasmin Coleby (b.1993) is a digital and mixed media collage artist based in Nassau, Bahamas. Coleby attended The University of The Bahamas where she received her associate degree in art in 2012. She then went on to work as a freelance graphic designer, specialising in brand design. She has worked with numerous companies including Adworks, Poinciana Paper Press, Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts and The Island House. She served as Creative Arts Design and Communications Manager for The Current: Baha Mar Gallery and Art Center. In 2018, Coleby reintroduced her art practice at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas as part of their Ninth National Exhibition with a body of work entitled A God CAlled Self. She continues to produce digital and mixed-media collages which investigate the transformative effects of trauma through a personal lens. Her work has been exhibited in galleries within The Bahamas, France and London. Coleby’s artwork is a part of local and international collections, including the private collection of acclaimed art advisor and curator, Maria Brito.

“All Black Women Are Queens. This is the heart of the body of work presented by Cydne Jasmin Coleby for Queen MuddA - her celebratory and unabashed first solo show in London.” --Natalie Willis, Curator.










Today's News

April 3, 2021

March of the mummies: Egypt readies for pharaohs' parade

Poussin painting stolen by Nazis found in Italy, returned to owners

UK offers £400 mn to aid culture's Covid recovery

VMFA acquires portrait by iconic 16th-century woman artist Lavinia Fontana

Phillips to host inaugural sales at 432 Park Avenue in June

Hindman to spotlight centuries of watchmaking in Important Timepieces from a Private Collector auction

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to New York with 1-54 Online, powered by Christie's, 17 - 23 May

Alex Vardaxoglou exhibits a group of works by pioneering British artist Richard Smith

P·P·O·W opens an exhibition featuring the paintings of Aaron Gilbert and Martin Wong

It's never too late: The art of de-cluttering

Michael Friedlander, urban architect of offbeat designs, dies at 63

Hungary egg decorator brings new spin on ancient craft

Largest selection of Annie Leibovitz portraits ever offered coming to Heritage Auctions

Cydne Jasmin Coleby's first solo exhibition in London on view at Unit London

Medusa fountain commissioned by the late Gianni Versace to be offered at auction

Memorabilia auction lets bidders take home a piece of Magic Kingdom history

Art Bridges announces Ashley Holland as Associate Curator

Morphy's announces details of sensational April 27-30 Firearms & Militaria Auction

Anger among UK musicians 'forgotten' in Brexit deal

Neue Auctions announces online-only Fine Estates Collection Auction

Crozier Fine Arts and Arius Technology launch commercial, conservation-quality 3D scanning platform

Moroccan illustrator using comics for #MeToo campaign

195th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Academy now available to view entirely online

Eye Art and Film Prize announce their 7th edition winner on 1 April 2021 in Amsterdam

How to Hire Dedicated Laravel Developer in India?

Oleg Firer, world-famous rum, Grenada star obituaries and other noteworthy aspects of Grenada lifestyle

How to Clean a Green Swimming Pool in a Professional Way

THE MOST GOOGLED ARTISTS IN THE WORLD

Clenbuterol Canada




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful