Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Galleries I and II

Isaac Julien CBE RA pays homage to the late Okwui Enwezor
October 20, 2020

Isaac Julien RA’s proposal for the Summer Exhibition was a homage to the late, great curator Okwui Enwezor, who died in 2019.

Here, Julien focuses on artists who have historically been situated outside, or who work against, established painterly canons — specifically Black artists, many of them female or trans. Invited artists include Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Zanele Muholi, Wangechi Mutu and Frida Orupabo.

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