People Are Trapped in History and History is Trapped in Them, 2018
Oil on canvas
36 x 36 x 1.5" MICHAEL DIXON
I, Too, Sing America
April 7 through May 5, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, April 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
David Richard Gallery, LLC
211 East 121 ST | New York, NY 10035
P: (212) 882-1705
www.davidrichardgallery.com David Richard Gallery is pleased to present I, Too, Sing America, an exhibition of recent and new paintings by artist Michael D
Michael Dixon, Rag Head, Oil on canvas, 2015, 20"x 20" In "The Narrative Figure," at David Richard Gallery (through July 4). four artists reanimate figurative art by examining personal identities that are as fragmented as the genre itself. Queens artist Esteban Cabeza de Baca is the exuberant star of the show, filling the gallery's front room with monumental canvases. His bright oil paintings approach absurdity, but are grounded in political commentary drawn from an examinati
Michael Dixon, The Fourth of July is Yours Not Mine, 2015, oil on canvas, 48 x 36 in. Five artists, five takes on Narrative Figurartion emerge from each artist's ability and willingness to share culture and ethnicity. The Narrative Figure (through July 4) showcases the work of Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Michael Dixon, Jeffrey Hargrave, Daisy Quezada, and Justice Whitaker.
A blend of his Mexican and Native American ancestry informs Esteban Cabeza de Baca’s oil paintings. The la
Michael Dixon is a California-born artist who teaches as an associate professor at Albion College and was recently awarded studio space in New York through the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. His paintings direct us toward controversy, self-reflection, and an appreciation for the value of these experiences.
Dixon explores the personal experiences of biracial blacks, including an immersive investigation into his own experiences. As such, concepts of social psychology condens