Artist Sabrina Nelson Celebrates James Baldwin’s 99th Birthday with ‘Frontline Prophet: James Baldwin’

 

 

 

Sabrina Nelson, James Baldwin You + Understand. Image courtesy Omo Misha

 An exhibition of more than forty unique interpretations of James Baldwin created by Detroit-based artist, Sabrina Nelson, opened at New York’s Interchurch Center on July 12, 2023 and continues through August 31, 2023. The exhibit – Frontline Prophet: James Baldwin includes sketchbooks, drawings, paintings, installations and mixed media compositions developed by the artist over an intensive seven-year study period and has been co-curated by Ashara Ekundayo and Harlem’s Omo Misha. Frontline Prophet ushers in Baldwin’s centennial and will travel to seven U.S. cities and Paris through August 2024. An artist reception and artist talk with take place at The Interchurch Center on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 – Baldwin’s 99th birthday. 

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