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POSTPONED – Opening Program: ‘How Do You See this World?’: The Art of Almighty God

January 22, 2022 | 5:00PM - 9:00PM

POSTPONED

The Fowler is pleased to welcome visitors in-person to celebrate the opening of ‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God. Join us to hear from exhibition curators, and enjoy a reception with Ghanaian musical entertainment, food, and drink. 

‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God

January 16, 2022 – May 5, 2022

This retrospective of paintings by prolific Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto (b. 1950), known as “Almighty God” to his friends and acquaintances, ranges in subject from portraiture to Christian themes, to commentaries on the world’s problems.

5pm: Fowler Members Preview 

6pm: Conversation between exhibition co-curators Erica P. Jones and Betsy D. Quick, and a special greeting from Almighty God. Lenart Auditorium

7:15pm and 8:15pm: Ghanaian traditional music by Nani Agbeli. Galleria

Opening Program
Join us to hear from exhibition curators, participating artists, and other key players who make possible our multifaceted presentations of world arts and cultures. Come join the fun in person at the Fowler!

Image credit: Kwame Akoto (Almighty God) (b. 1950, Kumasi, Ghana), GOD KNOWS ‘AM JAILED FALSELY. NOT I ALONE BUT MANY PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD, 2005; pigment on plywood; Fowler Museum


‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God is organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA and co-curated by the late Doran H. Ross, former director of the Fowler Museum, and completed posthumously by Erica P. Jones, Fowler curator of African arts, and Betsy D. Quick, former Fowler director of education and curatorial affairs. Generous support is provided by the Doran H. Ross Fund for African Exhibitions and the Fowler Fund.  

 

 

 

 

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