Skip to main content
Upcoming

Gideon Appah,Two Men Having a Smoke, 2020-2021; Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York; Photographer Adam Reich.

decorative shadow image decorative shadow image

Gideon Appah, Bliss II, 2020-2021; Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York; Photographer Adam Reich.

decorative shadow image decorative shadow image

Gideon Appah

Jan 21, 2022 – Jun 19, 2022

OVERVIEW

On January 21, 2022, the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA at VCU) will open the first solo exhibition by Ghanaian artist Gideon Appah. Appah is a young painter who incorporates Ghanaian cultural ephemera and imagination into his work, which responds to contemporary Ghanaian culture through newspaper clippings, entertainment posters, and films from the ’70s-’80s This exhibition will be largely comprised of newly commissioned work and will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.