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  • Despina StokouDespina StokouVIEW

    Despina Stokou is a Greek artist who has lived in Berlin since 2002. Stokou deconstructs the artist's image and the structures that mediate (and inherently distort) the experience of art and its reception; particularly the gallery system, money, language, and gender. The texts of her paintings come...
  • Haluk AkakceHaluk AkakceVIEW

    Haluk Akakçe (born 1970 in Turkey) is a contemporary artist living and working in New York whose work explores the intersections between society and technology through video animations, wall paintings and sound installations. He trained at the Royal College of Art in London.[1] Akakçe's work has app...
  • Athena Magcase-LopezAthena Magcase-LopezVIEW

    Athena Magcase- Lopez is a visual artist, portrait painter and children's book illustrator. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the College of the Holy Spirit in Manila. She has been an art director, art educator, and kindergarten teacher. Her vibrant illustrations are featured in the...
  • Curlee HoltonCurlee HoltonVIEW

    As an artist it became clear to me early on that making art served a number of roles in my life. First, art allowed me to demonstrate my talent and uniqueness to the public. Secondly, it allowed me to engage in a cultural and intellectual dialogue concerning the issues of the day. Finally, and perha...


American Artist Lecture Series welcomes Julie Mehretu - The Department of State’s office of Art in Embassies (AIE), US Department of State and Tate Modern are delighted to invite you to the fifth American Artist Lecture by Julie Mehretu.

The Department of State’s office of Art in Embassies is pleased to announce the fifth iteration of the AIE American Artist Lecture Series, on September 22 at Tate Modern, London. In celebration of AIE’s 50th anniversary and in collaboration with US Embassy London and Tate, the three-year-long program features a total of six noted American artists. Julie Mehretu is an artist whose paintings have been described by curator Douglas Fogle as ‘perfect metaphors for - read more>

September 22, 2014

A New Monrovian Story - Story is a three-part artwork created by Workingman Collective members Tom Ashcraft and Peter Winant over the course of two years. At its core, the commission considers the relationship of play, learning and building community across generations, linking the United States Embassy and the greater Liberian Community

In May of 2014, Ashcraft and Winant traveled to Monrovia to install the sculptural part of the commission on the U.S. Embassy grounds. Four cast bronze, oversized school desk chairs populated by the national bird, the Pepper bird, evoke the folktale icon, who according to legend, shrieks each dawn until Father Night releases the people sleeping peacefully under - read more>

September 10, 2014

Talking cultural diplomacy with art - One night of art and ‘cultural diplomacy’ was held to complement a whole week of art as Dubai hosts its annual Art Dubai week. Titled ‘A Night of Art’, the event was held at the US Consulate-General in Bur Dubai on Wednesday night. The consulate opened its doors to display the permanent pieces of art adorning the interiors.

One of the dozens of artists on display was Professor of Photography at the American University in Dubai, Roberto Lopardo. His work ‘Mapping Dubai’, a time sequence that shows one photo taken per minute in a 24-hour cycle in Media City — an epic of 1440 photos — takes pride of place in the consulate’s waiting room.

Another notable work - read more>
March 22, 2014

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