The Revolution Will Not Be Exhibit
Time: 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Address: Atlantic Works Gallery
80 Border St
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May Show At Atlantic Works Gallery, Top Floor, 80 Border Street, East Boston, MA 02128.
Opening Reception - Saturday May 5, 6-9 pm
Artists Talk - Thursday May 17, 6-9 pm
The Revolution Will Not Be…
A dilemma for an artist is how to make art out of information that most of us would rather ignore. This May, at Atlantic Works Gallery, leading Boston artists focus on the political character and power of art. Their honest, intimate and visceral work is both personal and historical, with surprising juxtapositioning of images, such as the high color guillotine next to a headless nude besieged by digital gadgets. The collection reveals the mechanisms of power in all its manifestations with the intent to impel the viewer into being an active participant in the information circuit.
"At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that
the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling
Atlantic Works continues to be a space for artistic expression amid the web of economic and cultural circuits that continues to determine the experience of artists in this region. Here we encourage the artist to speak their voice, show their stuff and express solidarity.