What is needed outside the box
Acrylic paint and mediums on cradled wood panel
This piece is from my 2020 exhibition “Object Lessons for the Tired” See more about the show here.
The handwritten text etched across this piece comes from a 1930’s book of “essential information” in a section about labor laws. It speaks to what is needed to appropriately hold discussions of value between opposing groups. I was captivated by the relevancy of the writing. One line reads ” Agitation and passion, the partial view…and a certain forgetfulness that all kinds of people are human in their interests…have been at the bottom of most of our mistakes in the conduct of the large enterprises…”