Meleko Mokgosi: Democratic Intuition at Jack Shainman

Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to announce two solo exhibitions featuring new work byMeleko Mokgosi. “Comrades II” is featured at our 24th Street gallery while “Lerato” is on view at our 20th Street location. Both are distinct chapters from Democratic Intuition (2014-present), a body of work whose earlier iteration was exhibited at the ICA Boston in 2015. Coupling written text with imagery in a series of large-scale paintings, “Comrades II” continues Mokgosi’s examination of the historical, aesthetic and conceptual links between southern African liberation movements and communism, while “Lerato” is centered on the concepts of allegory and lerato, the Setswana word that roughly translates as “love.”

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September 8, 2016

End Date

October 22, 2016


10:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Jack Shainman, 513 West 20th St, New York, NY

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