KERRY JAMES MAR­SHALL: MASTRY

Hong Kong Tatler - - Concierge -

MU­SEUM OF CON­TEM­PO­RARY ART, LOS AN­GE­LES

MARCH 12 TO JULY 2 Hav­ing ex­pe­ri­enced the black power and civil rights move­ments as a young black man, Kerry James Mar­shall de­voted his artis­tic prac­tice to both the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of African Amer­i­can sub­jects and the mas­ter­ing of fig­u­ra­tive paint­ing. In this large-scale ret­ro­spec­tive, nearly 80 of his works por­tray­ing African Amer­i­cans in do­mes­tic in­te­ri­ors, lush land­scapes and his­tor­i­cal events not only tes­tify to his un­wa­ver­ing com­mit­ment, but also of­fer in­sight into the evolving at­ti­tudes to­wards race in the US. moca.org

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