SOUL ON ART:
GHOSTS OF AFRICA

January 26 - March 10, 2021 

View video on Zoom The Lighthouse ArtCenter is honored to display evocative artworks showcasing the personal experience and cultural heritage of these artists, international rock stars, whose works are held in institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and others. The list on exhibition reads like the who’s who of internationally celebrated painters, sculptors, and multi-media black and brown artists in the world today, including Nick Cave, Leonardo Drew, Ellen Gallagher, Adam Pendleton, William Kwamena-Poh, Ransome, Kara Walker, and Purvis Young. As you will see in this online catalog, some of the pieces are on loan from private collections, however many are available for purchase.

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Ransome Artist Talk "The View From Here" 

Barrett Art Center November 05 2020

"Barrett Art Center presents a virtual artist talk with Ransome, whose solo show is at the Barrett Art Center through November 14th. Ransome will discuss his work in the show, while sharing insight on his creative process, inspirations, and other ongoing projects."

Work of Ransome featured at Barrett Art Center

Poughkeepsie Journal October 28 2020

"Bounded by the past, but looking at the future, Ransome makes paintings that revere the artistic brilliance of Black persons that have taken this path..."

Linda Marston-Reid

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"Ransome: The View from Here" at Barrett Art Center

Chronogram November 1 2020

"Ransome's work focuses on images that centered around his African-American lineage, a through line that connects back to his sharecropper ancestors."

Linda Marston-Reid