Solo Exhibitions by Contemporary Artists José Parlá and Fahamu Pecou to be presented with Wilfredo Lam Retrospective February 14 through May 24, 2015
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
In conjunction with “Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds,” the High Museum of Art will present two solo exhibitions by leading contemporary American artists José Parlá and Fahamu Pecou. In their concurrent exhibitions, on view Feb. 14 through May 24, 2015, Brooklyn-based Parlá and Atlanta-based Pecou will respond to the work of Lam, providing contemporary perspectives on his life and career.
The artists will examine Lam’s artistic legacy through works that explore their own personal reflections on the artist’s involvement with the Surrealist and Négritude movements, his fusion of African-inspired imagery with that of the natural world, and the influence of the Santeria religion on Lam’s artistic approach.