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#ThrowbackThursdays | Jamaica Biennial 2017 – David Gumbs – Xing Wang Blossoms

Today’s throwback highlights two special international guests, Christopher Cozier, artist, writer, and Curator from Trinidad, who at the time was one of the judges for the Jamaica Biennial 2017 and  Erin McLeod, a Canadian writer who visited NGW to do a review for the Jamaica Journal. The Jamaica Biennial 2017 was staged at [4] locations and National Gallery West was one of them which featured an interactive video installation by David Gumbs titled ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’.

#ThrowbackThursday | I Shall Return Again tour highlights

#TBT | Today’s throwback features snapshots of Assistant Curator and artist, Monique Gilpin, and Lyndon Taylor,  account supervisor in travel & lifestyle practice at Finn Partners, who has also lent support to public relations efforts for the Jamaica Tourist Board, during a tour of the ‘I Shall Return Again’ Exhibition at National Gallery West in  2018.

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 | Today’s throwback features a snapshot of Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence (right) with a guest, marveling at Archie Lindo’s ‘Irish Moss Gatherers’ c1950 at the opening reception of  Explorations IV Masculinities exhibition at National Gallery West in 2015.

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Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of the (3) top prize winners from Mount Salem Primary who participated in the NGW Art Supply Initiative after their tour of The Art of Jamaican Sculpture exhibition at National Gallery West in 2018.

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#TBT | Today’s throwback features a snapshot taken during a group tour of the inaugural ‘Due West’ exhibition in 2019. Here, guests were viewing a video installation titled ‘Dancehall Duel’ by one of the 14 featured artists in the exhibition, Robin Clare.

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To read more about our Due West exhibition, visit our blog www.nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com

#TBT | St. James Prep. Visit to NGW

Today’s #TBT post features a group shot of students and their teachers from St. James Preparatory School after their tour of David Gumbs, ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ interactive installation. ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ was featured in The Jamaica Biennial 2017 which was the National Gallery of Jamaica’s flagship exhibition, shown at three locations, namely at the National Gallery and Devon House in Kingston and at National Gallery West in Montego Bay.

To read more about the Jamaica Biennial 2017 and David Gumbs ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms, visit: https://nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/jamaica-biennial-2017-at-national-gallery-west-features-david-gumbs-xing-wang-video-installation/

#TBT | Seven Women Artists

Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of artist and Lecturer, Prudence Lovell at the opening reception of the abridged version of ‘Explorations 3 – Seven Women Artists exhibition infront of her featured artwork, ‘Untitled (Connected III)’, 2015 at National Gallery West in 2015.

Visit National Gallery of Jamaica’s blog to read more.
https://nationalgalleryofjamaica.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/explorations-3-seven-women-artists-prudence-lovell/

#TBT | Student Visitors

TBT | Today’s throwback features a snapshot of students from Chetwood Primary who frequently visited NGW after school to view our exhibitions in 2015. Here, they were intrigued by Miriam Hinds-Smith – Of Treasures and Torment (2008) artwork which was featured in our Seven Women Artists exhibition which was open for viewing in 2015.