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Gideon Appah: Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes

February 19, 2022 10:00 am - June 19, 2022 5:00 pm Free

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601 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA, 23220
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ICA

Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes (February 19–June 19, 2022) merges painter Gideon Appah’s interest in Ghanaian popular culture with his own imagination, dreams, and fantasies. Newspaper clippings, entertainment posters, and films from the mid-20th century become source material for Appah’s explorations of the rise and fall of Ghanian cinema and leisure culture. The cycle of cultural memory—from heyday to bygone—is depicted in a series of portraits of illustrious and forgotten figures.

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