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Fort Greene’s MoCADA opens new Ubuntu Garden with sculptural series of ‘Living Legends’

Aug. 30, 2023 By Cate Corcoran The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts recently celebrated its newly built-out Ubuntu Garden, located alongside a brownstone on a sliver of land previously used for parking. An “early look” at the space — which is set to open to the public on Sept. 1 — included music, a procession, and an unveiling of artwork.  The new artwork, named “Brooklyn Bronzes” in a nod to the Benin Bronzes, currently consists of 20 bronze mask-like portraits depicting “Brooklyn’s living legends — the Black pillars of our community who have contributed greatly to arts, education, and…
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