Art 287 response paper2

Art 287 response paper2 - Kwabena Keene Dr. Bowles/ Kim...

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Kwabena Keene Dr. Bowles/ Kim Bobier Art 287 714645375 From February 3 rd through April 22 nd an exhibit entitled the Magical real-ism of Amy Sherald showcased selected works by Columbus, Georgia native Amy Sherald. I had the opportunity to attend this exhibition and I must say without hesitation that I have only been more impressed by very few artists. Sherald’s work deals mostly with large scale paintings which in this case make satirical comments about race and equality. She is known for creating works that are typically larger than life. She also paints and creates scenes that have a fantastic and semi- surreal experience. The piece that sparked most of my interest was High Yella Masterpiece: We Ain't No Cotton Pickin' Negroes. These two pieces stood out to me the most because to me the expressed most clearly an idea of satire about race. The piece High Yella Masterpiece: We Ain't No Cotton Pickin' Negroes depicts two African-American adult males; who are both shown wearing white
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course ART 287 taught by Professor Bowles during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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