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Galerie Lakaye Hosts Haitian-American Artist Francesca Lalanne in a One-Woman Show

Galerie Lakaye, Los Angeles’ gallery of Haitian art for 30 years, hosts Haitian-American artist Francesca Lalanne in a one-woman exhibition titled Francesca Lalanne:

The exhibition, which includes mixed media paintings and wall sculptures made of engraved oxidized steel sheets and granite elements mounted on wood speak to a Black woman’s perspective on the body as architectural sacred space; the load of loss and mourning of Black bodies brutalized by the police and by a virus which does discriminate when it comes to people of color. The exhibition also reflects the dynamic resistance of a people who believe that justice might still be attained.

Francesca Lalanne has a Bachelor of Design in Architectural Studies and Fine Arts and earned her Masters of Fine Art in 2012 at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she received their Wallace Center Purchase Prize Award. She has had several solo exhibitions and participated in a variety of group exhibitions along with performance and public art installations. In 2015 she was a Joan Mitchell Grant Nominee and invited artist for Khoi International Artist Workshop in Pune, India. Her work has also been exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

Gallery visits are by appointment only.

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