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Marcos Rosales

Marcos_rosales_8102_2008_1096_126 A Look at Marcos Rosales   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Marcos Rosales at Steven Wolf Fine Arts June 5th, 2008 - June 28th, 2008
Posted 6/22/08

A common trope in sci-fi and horror movies is the temptation to escape human limits by becoming something greater — and, it always turns out, lesser: Mr. Hyde and the Borg are both free of human responsibility, doubt and mortality, and physically enhanced, but also spiritually diminished. Heroism demands acknowledging human limitations and going on anyway. The boasting killing machines of The Iliad would be mere Batting Bots without their poignant vulnerability. Modern art for the most part ignores the tragic, unlike the artists of pr... [more]

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