Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Racism: An American Family Value July 8, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Racism: An American Family Value
July 8, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Organized by: Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Artist, Teacher, and Independent Curator; and Alexander Campos, Executive Director of The Center for Book Arts.

This exhibition investigates how visual artists have used the printed word in their artistic practice to address one of the country's oldest and most challenging social problems. Mixing humor with subversive symbolism, the art exhibited reveals the vast reach of contemporary book art as practiced by a wide spectrum of American culture.

Artworks included by: Manuel Acevedo, Tomie Arai, Jamil Azim, Karen Baldner, Ben Blount, Michael Paul Britto, Josely Carvalho, Irene Chan, Maureen Cummins, Ken Gonzoles-Day, Rory Golden, Caren Heft, Barbara Henry, Jayson Keeling, Maureen Kelleher, Glenn Ligon, Miguel Luciano, Jason Lujan, Clifton Meador, Douglas Miles/Apache Skateboards, Shervone Neckles, Jessica Peterson, Adrian Piper, Rosae Reeder, Lisa Beth Robinson, Karina Skvirsky, Danny Tisdale, Kara Walker, Shu-Ju Wang, Carrie Mae Weems, and Lynne Yamamoto.

Film Night: Proceed and Be Bold! Feature Documentary on Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. Wednesday, August 5, 6:30 pm

Gallery Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-4pm
Admission to the galleries is free.

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Saturday, June 06, 2009

Michael Paul Britto Limited Edition T-Shirts Coming Soon!

Vox Populi will be screening "Daughters" by Michael Paul Britto, June 5-30, 2009

Vox Populi is pleased to announce June's exhibitions. Featured in the galleries are Vox artists Gabriel Boyce and Dustin Sparks and artist collective vydavy sindikat. The Video Lounge features Michael Paul Britto, and our final alumni exhibition is a two-person show featuring the work of Joseph Hu and Mauro Zamora.

Vox Populi Gallery 319 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107

Freedom Fighters An American Legend Re-imagined Opening Reception June 12th

Freedom Fighters An American Legend Re-imagined
Opening Reception June 12th 7 - 10 pm
Featuring funk and soul by Sonny Daze
Freedom Fighters comprises a powerful mix of facts, myths and perspectives, with illustrations depicting the historical journey of African American people in popular media in the United States, The exhibition forces viewers to question their knowledge and understanding of the equal rights activists represented in the exhibition by presenting them outside of their historical context.
Featured artists
Arvay Adams, Michael Paul Britto, Ernest Arthur Bryant III, Caiphus, Roger Cummings, Detekh, Christoper Harrison, Rodney Jackson, Jason Scott Jones, Kobi Mowatt, Duane Smith, and Shalette Cauley Wandrick
Exhibition curated by Roderick Southall with the assistance of Jacquenette Arnette, ArtCenter’s Director of Exhibitions
This Exhibit is on view June 12th - July 19th
ArtCenter’s gallery is located at 800 Lincoln Road at Meridian Avenue in Miami Beach
For more information on this exhibit or ArtCenter’s other programs please visit our website at www.artcentersf.org or call 305.674.8278
Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Wednesday 11 am -10 pm
Thursday - Sunday 11 am - 11pm
Artist Studios 800/810/ 924 Lincoln Road
Free and Open to the Public