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High Grade Love for 'Natural Histories'

Colin Garland's 'In the Beautiful Caribbean'

The acoustic sound of the Skygrass band provided the musical sound track for the opening of the Natural Histories exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston.

NLS 'Kickstarts' First Summer Residency

LSX at the NLS exhibition Binary Solved

The NLS art space, located in Kingston, has launched a month-long Kickstarter campaign to fund their first summer residency. NLS hopes to host Washington DC based performance artist, sculptor, and photographer Wilmer Wilson IV during summer 2013.

Reflections - Classic Chinese Art at the Olympia

Du Juemin talks to Lu Shaogang (photo by Annie Paul,

Though Jamaica and China are almost worlds apart. Yet time and again art provides a bridge between cultures.

Seeking the Natural Light - Sabriya Simon

Sabriya Simon

For Sabriya Simon photography is a search for beauty, or rather the expression of it unfiltered by false lights and unmolested by relentless photoshopping.

NLS Presents an 'Intimate Encounter' With Marlon James

Marlon James

In the tiny room that houses the big ambitions of the NLS art initiative, photographer Marlon James staged his first solo exhibition, Intimate Encounters.

Jamaica's Biennial 2012 Closes With Insightful Artist Talks

Storm Saulter (right) discusses his short film 'Tied'. O'Neil Lawrence looks on

As the 2012 Jamaica National Biennial prepared to close, the National Gallery of Jamaica invited Hope Brooks, Jasmine Thomas-Girvan, Duane Allen and Storm Saulter, four of the artists whose works are featured in the exhibition, to participate in an extended tour and artist talks.

Reggae Bloodlines in Pictures at Pulse

Reggae Bloodlines Exhibition at Pulse

The name of the image is ‘Backstage Recreation’. It is a striking yet etherial picture of  two musical legends Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger as well as a third man who cannot be clearly seen.

Reggae Poster Auction for Alpha Boys School at Strawberry Hill

Poster designed by Michael Thompson in tribute to Alpha Boys School

The Alpha Boys School will culminate its Reggae Month activities with a silent auction of seven limited edition posters from the World A Regge exhibition at Strawberry Hill, St. Andrew.

Binary Solved - Word & Sound Art Installation

Binary Solved Art Installation at NLS

Having fuddled the address for the New Local Space (NLS), I reached the first night of Binary Solved, a little later than intended, while driving around the Mountain View area I had been tempted to simply abandon the search and head home instead.

Making Their Mark with 'Dirty Crayons'

Dirty Crayons: Victory Run now on at Cafe What's On, Kingston

The second installment of Dirty Crayons titled ‘Victory Run’, filled Cafe What's On, Kingston, to capacity and then some on Saturday night (January, 12) showcasing art by five of the region’s up and coming visual artists Keegan Simon, Leasho Johnson, Jehan Jackson, Taj Francis and Kemar Swaby.