A collage by Ellsworth Kelly titled “Horizontal Nude” (1974)
Or “New Island”– a 1552 map by Sebastian Munster:
Here is some background to our discussion about Afrofuturism, taken from a lecture I gave a couple of years ago.
Maritime Culture, America, and the Black Atlantic
“The Oceanic Revolution”: the opening of the Western Hemisphere to exploration and colonization was a world historical event. The central figures of this revolution were sailors and the enslaved.