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Rachel Bubis: Many of your works deal with some pretty dark and disturbing themes. I’m still haunted by your lifejacket and sound piece, False Promise (2016), from the Asymmetric Kin exhibition, which references the true story of people selling fake lifejackets to Syrian refugees. The viewer must lie on the floor to listen to sounds of children playing in the water through headphones, which are connected to a lifejacket stuffed with newspaper.  There’s also your #thoughtsandprayers sound-collage piec...

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Locate Arts contributor Ashley Layendecker sat down with the artist Julian Rogers to discuss his paintings and his solo exhibition, "Alexander’s Dark Band," which opens Saturday, June 22 at The Red Arrow Gallery in Nashville Tennessee. The show will run until July 27.  Ashley Layendecker: Explain where the imagery of the fruit, clothes, and old master renditions generate from. Julian Rogers: The fruit, clothes/fabric, and table tops are still life fundamentals. Very common from the old Dutch still lifes th...

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I search: For pattern and color and shape and line and margin For nature intermingling with architecture For that altered by our sun and moon and man-made suns For meaning in the meaningless Megan White, Studio Visit, June 2019 Megan White, Studio Visit, June 2019 Megan White, Studio Visit, June 2019 Megan White, Studio Visit, June 2019 I search until my eyes and thoughts rest: On a soft veil, a screen for protection and projection, granting patterns and colors a soft surface to land,&...

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