Roc Nation and Modern Luxury’s unique multimedia destination launches its Dec. volume with iconic visionaries who are revitalizing visual arts, including photographer Micaiah Carter, painter and printmaker Terron Cooper Sorrells, and acclaimed social practice installation artist and professor Theaster Gates
NEW YORK, NY — On Dec. 1, 2023, EDITION by Modern Luxury, the first multi-platform portal to champion diverse talent in the realm of luxury, announced the unveiling of its annual arts issue with American painter Jammie Holmes as the cover star. The Thibodaux, La. native is helping to redefine contemporary art by showing the humanity of Black American culture.
“I want [my culture] to be a part of African American history as well as American history,” Holmes says.
The Arts Issue highlights creators who are challenging the norms of visual arts across all mediums, including painters, musicians and designers.
“This crop of talent is making a tangible effort to reclaim Black culture, ensuring that their perspective remains intact. Our cover star Jammie Holmes the vulnerable layers of Black American history,” says editor-in-chief of EDITION Bianca Gracie. “Singer Corinne Bailey Rae discusses the importance of preserving Black spaces alongside friend and collaborator, acclaimed social practice installation artist Theaster Gates. And rapper Vic Mensa joins artist Terron Cooper Sorrells for a conversation about paying respect to our diasporic history.”
EDITION – which was formed in partnership with Roc Nation and Modern Luxury Media in 2021 – continues to call upon renowned creative talents from an array of fields. Within EDITION: The Arts Issue, readers will dive into reggaetón producer Sky Rompiendo’s Latin Grammy Award-winning hits, take a peek into James Beard Award-winning chef Sophia Roe’s daily routine and get insight into the musical adaptation of The Color Purple through the film’s choreographer, the legendary Fatima Robinson.
EDITION also features two seasonal spreads highlighting Louis Vuitton’s latest men’s collection and Dior men’s artistic director Kim Jones’ collaborations with art luminaries.
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