Art index

Articles are arranged chronologically, with most recent pieces first. Return to main subject index here.

Book reviews

The self, centred, by Nicole Smythe-Johnson (review of See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean, ed. Melanie Archer and Mariel Brown), September 2016

Closer, by Melanie Archer (review of Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene, by Gerard H. Gaskin), November 2015

Exhibition reviews and portfolios

A fine balance, by Nicholas Laughlin (Into the Mix, curated by Aldy Milliken, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY), November 2013

Belonging to in-between, by Jerry Philogene (Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions, curated by Christopher Cozier and Tatiana Flores, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC), January 2011

Brave new world, by Annie Paul (Young Talent V, National Gallery of Jamaica), July 2010

Make it new (portfolio of work by the fourteen emerging artists in Young Talent V, National Gallery of Jamaica), July 2010

A place to stand, by Nicholas Laughlin (Adjie Gilas, Dhiradj Ramsamoedj, part of the Paramaribo SPAN project), May 2010

Riotous assemblage, by Nicholas Laughlin (The Kingdom of the Blind, Hew Locke, Iniva, London), November 2008

Life studies, by Melanie Archer (Golden Glance, Rachel Amy Rochford), May 2008

National affairs, by Annie Paul (2006 Jamaica National Biennial), May 2007

Boom generation, by Christopher Cozier (Cape Town Chronicles, Dean Arlen), February 2007

Artists’ portfolios

Turn of the tide, images from Holly Bynoe’s Compounds series (and an interview with the artist by Melanie Archer), March 2011

Stranger than paradise, images of recent work by Blue Curry (and an interview with the artist by Melanie Archer), November 2010

Hungry for words, images from Karyn Olivier’s ACA Foods Free Library project (and an interview with the artist by Nicholas Laughlin), July 2010

Sketchbook: Adam Williams, May 2009

Sketchbook: Ewan Atkinson, August 2008

Other contemporary art coverage

Herd instincts, by Nicholas Laughlin (T’in Cow Fat Cow), February 2009

Full frontal, by Christopher Cozier (Trinidad Artists, Gerard Gaskin), August 2008

On Minshall and reading the mas, by Kenneth Ramchand (Peter Minshall’s oeuvre, from the perspective of a literary critic), February 2007

Flatness is all, by Rupert Roopnaraine (Shadows Move Among Them, Stanley Greaves), November 2006

Art history

Out of sight, by Judy Raymond (essay on the creative omissions of “Trinidad’s nineteenth-century artist,” Michel Jean Cazabon), November 2010

Reading list: Art ancestors (books on Schouten, Belisario, Cazabon), May 2009

Ways of seeing, by John T. Gilmore (review of Sugar, Slavery, and the Culture of Refinement: Picturing the British West Indies, 1700–1840, by Kay Dian Kriz), November 2008

Wish you were here, by Melanie Archer (review of An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque, by Krista A. Thompson), August 2007

Popular art and visual culture

Moving pictures, by Nicholas Laughlin (portfolio of images from the painted minibuses of Paramaribo, with a short essay), July 2010