Breakthrough artist: Cosmo Whyte

Mother's Milk
Mother’s Milk

Photographed by Michael Reece

The adept Jamaican-born artist and Morehouse College lecturer explores themes of ancestral, generational, and personal identity through various mediums: charcoal drawings, photography, performance pieces, and more structural, built objects, like the composition above. His distinct talent and vision have earned him inclusion in Atlanta Contemporary’s most recent biennial, a nomination for the coveted Hudgens Prize, and exhibitions in South Africa, Miami, and France.

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This article originally appeared in our December 2017 issue.