Darryl Yokley at @exuberance

Brendan McGeehan uploaded this event on December 17, 2018

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Sun, January 13, 2019
7:00 pm

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Darryl Yokley thinks big. His latest project Pictures at an African Exhibition tackles big issues in a sprawling panorama of movements and inquiries.

What happens if one appropriates the programatic concept of Russian nationalist Modest Mussorgsky’s famous suite to contemplation of the African Diaspora?

Yokley’s suite of 13 movements attaches to paintings of British artist David Emmanuel Noel portraying the African drama. The joys and pains thus addressed are specific, yet Yokley is "hopeful that, with the themes we’ve explored in this project, we can see that although we all have differences in our various cultures across the world, we all have more in common than we have differences." Ambitious aspirations for a visionary artist....

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