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Connect with artists featured in Heavy Metal at these artist-led gallery talks. Discover how each artist works and what inspires them. Meet in the gallery at 6:30 pm for these free dialogues.
The artist collected the source imagery for the buildings and greenery interspersed among the patterns in this painting during a research trip to Tijuana, Mexico. The title is drawn from a related text written by Slawson’s husband, journalist Marc Lefkowitz, who accompanied her on the trip.
image: Corrie Slawson, “The sun rises over the canyon mixing with ocean air. It lifts a crimson haze on a succulent studded hillside. Palm trees shudder. The ocean hammers the rocks below.” (detail), 2017, photo lithography, screenprint, colored pencil, oil, acrylic, gold leaf and spray paint on paper, 23 x 63.75 in. Courtesy of the artist.
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Upcoming Heavy Metal artist talks:
Thursday, January 4 • Kathy Buszkiewicz
Thursday, January 18 • Sherry Simms
Thursday, February 1 • Sarah Paul