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Gombo Curated by Loïc Le Gall

Jun 8 — Aug 31, 2019 | CAC Passerelle, Brest, France

For his first solo exhibition in France, Marcus Jahmal (b. 1990, USA) presents a series of mainly figurative drawings and paintings created since 2016. A self-taught artist who grew up in a mixed-race family on a Puerto Rican block, Jahmal thrived in a multi-ethnic and working-class environment. He has embraced both the codes of street culture - rubbing shoulders with graffiti artists, and himself painting New York City facades - and Latino and Creole traditions, as well as Afro-American music from jazz to contemporary hip-hop.

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