Art In America

“En Mas: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean”

Carnival celebrations today have lost much of their original social and religious purpose, becoming, like most everything, highly commercialized events. Carnival in the Caribbean can be traced in part to the masquerade balls thrown by 18th-century...

Lorraine O'Grady

In 1991, at the entrance to her debut solo exhibition in New York (at the INTAR Hispanic American Arts Center), Lorraine O’Grady revealed the conundrum that has provoked her practice from the start.

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