My father-in-law, Walter Rammelaere, passed away recently. He was, among other things, an amateur photographer and when my husband, Marc, rummaged through his photographic files recently, he found photographs of a long-forgotten visit to the self-taught, “Intuitive” Jamaican artist Leonard Daley (1930-2006), who lived in the hills of St Catherine. 2,153 more words
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Towards a National Identity in Art: Relevance of Contemporary Expressions in the Fine Arts in Jamaica by Gilberte Bauer
In 1979, some 50 years into its development along conventional rules set by Western standards in the fine arts, the Jamaican art movement saw the formal inclusion of a group of artists known as the intuitives, who practiced an art form generally associated with naïve art. 304 more words
Here is a snippet of dialogue from a conversation I had this morning with my mother-in-law, who is over eighty years old.
MIL: It is really hurtful right now seeing all the terrible things happening around the world, especially in our country. 677 more words