Arts + Culture

Gallery: Mikidadi Bush's 'Shaman's Beauty Shop'

Mikidadi Bush's mystical series of paintings titled "Shaman's Beauty Shop" is featured in Amsterdam for the first time in Netherlands history.

For the first time in Netherlands history, The Sarenco Foundation and Amsterdam's Red Stamp Art Gallery presented the solo work of Tanzanian artist Mikidadi Bush, featuring his eye opening gallery titled "Shaman's Beauty Shop." This transcendental body of work features seventeen enamel paintings depicting interpretations of contemporary culture through a surrealist, dreamlike lens. Projecting a visual story, these powerful images intertwine a spiritual realm with the past, present, and future. From mystical mermaids to man eating serpentines, Bush provides a truly shamanistic perspective through these beautiful expressions, bringing a fresh yet wise spirit to contemporary art culture.


>>> Mikidadi Bush's "Shaman's Beauty Shop"

Popular
Photo by Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images

AKA's Music Career Faces A Crisis Amidst Investigations Around Anele Tembe's Death

South African rapper AKA announced a cessation of all activities with Cruz Vodka. This, following the abuse allegations that have emerged during the investigations of his fiancée Anele Tembe's death.

South African rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, is reportedly in the process of brand evaluation. This, after the rapper publicly announced a temporary break regarding promotions with the New York-based vodka company, Cruz Vodka. The statement coincides with the ongoing investigations surrounding Anele Tembe's death, and a widely circulated video showing AKA allegedly attempting to break down a door to enter his fiancé's room.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

Nigeria's DJ Spinall Adds 6lack On The New 'Sere' Remix

American artist 6lack joins Nigerian Afropop singer Fireboy DML in bringing additional magic to DJ Spinall's remix of the single 'Sere'.