Fahamu Pecou is an American painter based in Atlanta, Georgia. His work comments on contemporary and hip-hop culture while simultaneously subverting it to include his ideas on fine art. His most recent work addresses concerns around representations of black masculinity and how these images come to define black men across generations and geographical boundaries.
Since 2005, Fahamu has been featured in several solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, including solo exhibitions in New York, Paris, Art Basel (Basel, Switzerland), and Cape Town, South Africa. His work is featured in noted private and public collections including; Nasher Museum at Duke University, Paul R. Jones Collection, Clark Atlanta University Art Collection, and Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia. His work has been reviewed and featured in numerous publications including; Art In America, Harper’s Magazine, NY Arts Magazine, Mass Appeal Magazine, The Fader Magazine, Atlanta Peach Magazine, ARC Magazine, and on the cover of Artlies Magazine.
ARTIST WEBSITE: http://www.fahamupecouart.com/