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Young, gifted and black: British artists showcased in public display at Flannels London

Digital art display for Black History month at Flannels

Visitors to Flannels London on Oxford Street can currently see work from a host of rising art stars

The public display, entitled, Young Black British Artists from London Galleries, features the work of Lee Simmonds, Sahara Longe and Adébayo Bolaji presented on ultra high resolution 8k LED screens, across the flagship store’s façade. 

Online marketplace Artsy and W1 Curates are collaborating on the public art exhibition as part of Black History Month in the UK and to coincide with Frieze London.

Passers-by will be able to enjoy the exhibition on view 24 hours a day, until October  17. Works by these artists are available for purchase online at Artsy. 

The public display, entitled, Young Black British Artists from London Galleries, features the work of Lee Simmonds, Sahara Longe and Adébayo Bolaji on UHD 8k LED screens…

Passers by at digital art display at Flannels
Public exhibition is part of Black History Month

Everette Taylor, CMO of Artsy, said: “Artsy is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Through this exciting partnership and public activation with W1 Curates during Frieze Week in London and the UK’s Black History Month, we’re thrilled to be able to champion and showcase the work of three extremely talented young British-born Black artists. Artsy’s mission is to democratize and expand the art world, and this partnership is one of the many ways we’re achieving this goal.” 

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