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Exhibition Detail
Hedy Klineman Ancestral Spirits, African-American Portraits
154 Stanton St. at Suffok St.
New York , New York 10002


November 20th, 2013 - December 20th, 2013
Opening: 
November 20th, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Lola West, Hedy KlinemanHedy Klineman, Lola West,
2012, Acrylic Silkscreen on Canvas, 48" x 36"
© Hedy Klineman
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Klineman has been commissioned to create portraits for some of
the  most   eminent  members   of   the  African-American   cultural   community,
including   Russell   and   Danny   Simmons,  Mary   Schmidt   Campbell,   dance
choreographer  Bill  T.   Jones,  and actor  Malik  Yoba.  Her   choice  of  masks
reflects a sensitivity  to  the cultural  significance of   these objects and  their
innate   beauty.   Ancestry   is   reawakened   through   the   masquerade   of
photographic superimposition.  The earlier  sister  series,   “Tribal  Spirits,”   is a
celebration of indigenous sculpture in the tradition of modern art's fascination
with these objects. 

A show of 25 paintings.


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