Toppa Top 10: Ten Jamaican Visual Artists You Should Know

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Words by LargeUp Crewβ€”

Ebony Patterson

Jamaica’s visual artists don’t enjoy the same level of international fame as its musical talents, but that doesn’t mean they’re not world class. From the colorful street murals around seemingly every corner in Kingston to the rootsy “intuitive” paintings of people like Ken Spencer, artistic stimulation is never far away in JA. Our primer on modern Jamaican art highlights ten (+1) of the most notable painters, sculptors and illustrators from the country’s last 50 years.

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