Thursday, February 13, 2020
Friday, February 07, 2020
Joshua Kosman's review at SFGate, he mentions that the musical score "kept making head fakes toward vivid Latin dance rhythms but then stopping as soon as anyone had something to say," which was my impression too. I have loved every piece of music I've heard from Benavides over the years, but this felt way too talky rather than lyrical.
Sunday, February 02, 2020
Faith Ringgold's 1967 American People Series #18, The Flag Is Bleeding.
John T. Riddle Jr.'s 1970 Gradual Troop Withdrawal, referencing the noxious, lying phrase that the U.S. government used during the Vietnam War.
Raymond Saunders's 1971 Jack Johnson, featuring the famous black boxer without arms...
Emma Amos's paean to the woman who helped to allow her to work as an artist, Eva the Babysitter...
Wadsworth Jarrell's psychedelic 1971 Revolutionary (Angela Davis).
Sam Gilliam's 1970 Carousel Change with its colored canvases hung up like sheets on a clothesline.
Fred Eversley, represented by the 1975 Untitled (parabolic lens, unique asymetrically center), 1975
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