Adorn, New Solo Exhibition by Paul Lewin Now On View at Betti Ono

In most African cultures adornments are
not merely for decorative purposes. They convey values, beliefs, status,
and achievements. They play roles in ritual and ceremony while honoring
the gods, goddesses, and ancestors. They are a form of communication
and storytelling. They also speak of the deep connection African cultures
have to nature. The work of Paul Lewin mixes traditional Caribbean and African imagery with
visions of the surreal. T