Category: Photography

THROUGH 5/14: Stephen Towns’ Mesmerizing Visual Stories of Shadowed History at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

The mesmerizing recent work of painter and textile artist Stephen Towns welcomes interaction and introspection at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, the last stop of the Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance exhibition tour. This exhibition pulsates with power as it ponders the American dream and expands the historical narrative of African Americans who persevered through the enslavement, convict leasing, and other hardships that significantly contributed to the development of the American economy. Exploring the lives of African Americans from the late eighteenth century to the present day, Towns emphasizes their resistance and resilience in poignant multi-media paintings and exquisitely crafted story quilts.

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