Global Caribbean & Pieces of Jamaica Art Basel Miami Exhibit
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212-260 Northeast 59th Terrace
Miami, FL 33137.
An evening of special performances by artists representing the Caribbean.
There will also be a book signing for the recently published book, “Pieces of Jamaica: The Real Rock Edition”.
The exhibit is opened to the public on the morning of December 7th, 2012 and will end February 16th, 2013.
Admission is free.
Artist and Curator, Edouard Duval Carrie, will present the fourth installation of Global Caribbean entitled French West Indies & Guyana, Focus on the Contemporary Expression featuring fourteen artists from the French Caribbean. The Little Haiti Cultural Center will provide a platform for the work of Arno-Eddy Firmin (Guadelupe), Christian Bertin (Martinique), Ernest Breleur (Martinique), Jean Marc Hunt (Guadeloupe), Thierry Jarrin (Martinique), ValÃ©rie John (Martinique), Louis Laouchez (Martinique), Mirtho Linguet (French Guiana), Christophe Mert (Martinique), Bruno PÃ©durand (Guadeloupe), Luz Severino (Dominican Republic/ Martinique), Philippe Thomarel (Guadeloupe), Thierry Tian-Sio-Po (French Guiana), Laurent ValÃ¨re (Martinique).
Pieces of Jamaica will showcase artwork that reflects the traditional and avante garde expressions of Jamaican artists in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its independence. A prolific artist, Karl “Jerry” Craig has had one man exhibitions in England, the USA and Jamaica as well as exhibited in many group shows in Canada, Europe, several Latin American countries, Japan, Hong Kong, Mexico, Republic of Dominica, Cuba and Botswana. His work is included in many public and private collections in many countries of the world. David Muir, through photography, showcases the candid beauty of the Jamaican people and its rich and diverse landscape. He has garnered acclaim and excitement from a wide cross-section of art aficionados and general art lovers, prompting a number of exhibitions both locally and internationally. The publication of his book, “Pieces of Jamaica: The Real Rock Edition,” now affords a larger audience to enjoy his work in their homes and for those who are not able to afford the actual pieces from the collection to have this heirloom quality keepsake.