Kojo Marfo in Artnet’s Top 5 Up-And-Coming Artists

Date: 21 July 2020

5 Up-And-Coming Artists With New Exhibitions That You Can See This July

This month, check out a mix of online and IRL exhibitions happening around the world.

Kojo Marfo
Isolation Mastered” at JD Malat Gallery, London

Kojo Marfo, Redemption (2020). Courtesy of JD Malat

Kojo Marfo, Redemption (2020). Courtesy of JD Malat.

Right now, JD Malat is hosting “Isolation Mastered,” a show of 25 lesser-known artists of all ages and backgrounds, as an opportunity to showcase and sell their artwork in one of London’s leading galleries. Ghanaian-born British artist Kojo Marfo’s works are a stand-out. His collage-like paintings meld imagery taken from traditional African artworks and symbols in brilliant, pattern-like passages of color. There are hints of Basquiat’s graffiti-like work, Picasso’s Cubist forms, and the mysticism of Wilfredo Lam.

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