Sound overwhelming? It is. But at the same time, the work is calming, meditative, and mesmerizing, allowing the viewer a portal into the afterlife that is not dark or foreboding, but instead colorful and peaceful.
Mr. Lowry, please allow me to express that, if, based solely on your judgment, you decided to tear down a swath of Manhattan for the sake of progress or for the sake of art, you would have my full confidence for such a decision.
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The artists presented in Now Dig This! conjoin aesthetic concerns with cultural, ideological and political critique to produce artwork that, on the whole, is affecting and galvanizing. Kellie Jones' corralling of this work into a single exhibition is nothing short of a stroke of genius.
When you get right down to it, his cerebral, seductive art -- which years ago began to feature fashion runway movement and now includes acquainting his audience with the facets of Harlem voguing balls -- is about imagination and hope.