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Skoto Gallery

New York, United States of America
Official website: Skoto Gallery

Skoto Gallery
529 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011


From the website: “Skoto Gallery was established in 1992 as a space where some of the best works by African artists can be exhibited within the context of a diverse and totalized audience. As one of the first galleries specializing in contemporary African Art in New York City, it has been instrumental in the progression of this rapidly growing field. In spite of its major commitment to contemporary African Art, the gallery has also managed to expand, deepen and diversify its involvement with contemporary issues by engaging a wide range of art and artists in its programming. Its inaugural exhibition was curated by African-American jazz luminary Ornette Coleman. Towards this end, the gallery has increasingly become a nexus of possibilities not only for contemporary African art but for mainstream artists of any ethnic or cultural persuasion. It has become a site where the adventurous viewer and collector can be involved in an ongoing cultural dialogue. The gallery sees art in ecumenical terms and often organizes exhibitions to show the submerged relationships of a post-modern global culture after modernism. Some of its exhibitions have included works by American and international artists such as Tom Otterness, Al Loving, Samia Halaby, Sol LeWitt, Emilio Cruz, Helen Ramsaran, SoHyun Bae, Richard Hunt, Frank Bowling, Carol Kreeger Davidson, Bob Thompson, Paul Gardere and Freddy Rodriguez.”

Related items

click to show details of Donald Locke: The Plantation Series

»  Donald Locke: The Plantation Series

Brochure relating to an exhibition, 2016

click to show details of Donald Locke: The Plantation Series - invitation

»  Donald Locke: The Plantation Series - invitation

Invite relating to an exhibition, 2016

click to show details of Frank Bowling / Richard Baye

»  Frank Bowling / Richard Baye

Invite relating to an exhibition, 1994

Exhibitions at this venue

»  Frank Bowling / Richard Baye

Collaboration at Skoto Gallery 1994

People who have appeared at this venue

»  Richard Baye

Born, 1960

»  (Sir) Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Donald Locke

Born, 1930 in Stewartville, Guyana. Died, 2010