Starts:
Jun
06
2013
Exhibition:

Art Engaging Gangs

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POSTED BY: Holly Crawford | Thu May 16th, 2013 12:36 p.m.
LOCATION: AC Institute

Curated by Holly Crawford

Participating Artists:
Erik Bergrin, Mark Dillon, Jasmine Johnson, Nadin Ospina, Joseph Rodriguez, Paula Roush, Maayke Schurer, Robert Taub, Zefrey Throwell

A group exhibition of artists who have engaged with gangs in different ways. This art is the flip side of Norman Rockwell’s middle-class American paintings of Thanksgiving gatherings or getting immunized, a shot, from the doctor to protect you from unseen danger. This is a different kind of danger: the danger of poverty, lack of work and opportunity. The work reflects and documents the violence and death that surround the lives of the gang members and the victims.

Link:
http://artcurrents.org/?p=1907

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