The New African Portraiture | Shariat Collections

Curated by Ekow Eshun

The group exhibition The New African Portraiture. Shariat Collectionsbrings together leading figures from a generation of thrilling figurative artists of African origin.

The more than 20 exhibiting artists are based on the African continent and across the diaspora. They explore complex questions of identity, aesthetics and art history. Through compelling portraiture their work invites interrogation of how the Black figure has often been misrepresented or overlooked in the Western painting tradition.

November 25, 2022