AMOAKO BOAFO | AN INCANTATION

Amoako Boafo. “RED FRAMES” (2021). Oil on canvas. 40” x 30”. ©Thomas Amoako Boafo, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, CA; Photo Alan Shaffer. After I leave Amoako Boafo’s studio in Los Angeles, I can’t get James Baldwin out of my mind....

Amoako Boafo

Amoako Boafo Amoako Boafo is a rising art-world superstar. The 36-year-old Ghanaian artist’s work, characterized by bright colors and textured finger painting, highlights Black identity and the African diaspora with complexity and warmth: in the 2020 painting The Pink...