SINGULAR DUALITY: ME CAN MAKE WE
September 18 - November 6, 2021
SINGULAR DUALITY: ME CAN MAKE WE is a solo exhibition by Amoako Boafo featuring new large-scale paintings that explore the tension of internal and external worlds, and of the complexities of shadow and light. Boafo’s second solo show with Roberts Projects expands on his oeuvre representing and celebrating Blackness, while introducing significant new themes.
Dior: Portrait of an Artist
Dior men’s Artistic Director Kim Jones collaborates with the Ghana-born, Vienna-trained artist Amoako Boafo through an intimate, all-encompassing and honest cultural conversation that began in 2019. Their meeting at the Rubell Museum in Miami was artistic love at first sight; Kim Jones and Amoako Boafo have a true mutual admiration for each other’s work.
Amoako Boafo is an award-winning portraiture and figurative painter from Ghana, Africa who is based in Vienna, Austria. He came to Los Angeles, California in 2019 as part of an artist-in-residency program. Here he shares his challenges and hopes.