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Artist Talk: Michael Ray Charles
Flagler College and the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum welcome artist Michael Ray Charles for an artist talk on October 14.
Michael Ray Charles is a contemporary American painter. His work explores historic African American stereotypes from the Antebellum South, appropriating images from advertising and pop culture to expose the underlying racism prevalent in contemporary culture.
Charles creates a mimetic vocabulary of cultural, racial, and historicized images to subvert those themes and explore surviving caricatures that continue to appear in popular media, such as Aunt Jemima or Sambo. “Stereotypes have evolved. I’m trying to deal with present and pastView more
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Doors open 20 minutes prior to the talk.
48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, FL 32084