• Art
  • Published 2008

Exiles, diasporas & strangers

  title={Exiles, diasporas & strangers},
  author={Kobena Mercer},
Migration, whether freely chosen or forcibly imposed, has been a defining feature of twentieth-century modernity--and much of twentieth-century art. Exiles, Diasporas & Strangers examines life-changing journeys that transplanted artists and intellectuals from one cultural context to another, making clear the critical and creative role that migration, exile, and displacement have played in shaping the story of modern art. Whether manifested in the striking architectural innovations of Nigerian… CONTINUE READING