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Rastafari

Clinton Hutton, Rastafari, The Experience of Life, 1994, watercolor.

Dr. Clinton Hutton is a Lecturer in Political Philosophy and Caribbean and African Diasporic Culture and Aesthetics, in the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. Hutton has done more than twenty solo and group painting exhibitions and is a noted still photographer as well as painter. Hutton was a recipient of the Gold Medal Award from the Mico University for his outstanding contribution to education and art.

Hutton started painting as a child, making his own tools and experimenting with natural pigments he found in nature. The extreme close-up of the portrait expresses the spirituality and wisdom of the model.

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a religious movement originating in Jamaica in the early twentieth century

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