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Exhibition: Madai Taylor, An Elegy to America in Black and White

Event Details

September 13, 2018 10:00 AM — January 22, 2019
Location: Waterloo Center for the Arts
225 Commercial Street
Waterloo, IA
Contact Name: Waterloo Center for the Arts
Email: museum@waterloo-ia.org
Phone: 3192914490
Website: www.waterloocenterforthearts.org

Event Description

On view September 13, 2018 – January 22, 2019
Forsberg Riverside Galleries
Free & open to the public

A poignant and provocative exhibition of non-subjective works of art with accompanying poetic writings that detail the reason for the pain and suffering of black folk brought by ship and sold into bondage, as it relates to biblical prophecy, against the backdrop of American history, as exacted by the American spirit.

Fort Dodge, Iowa artist Madai Taylor uses a mix of non-traditional materials to create his paintings. The rich layering of Iowa earth, cotton rope and roofing paper produces visually complex surfaces and results in a powerful accumulation of symbolism.