Make Way for Another “Painter of Light,” Alexis Rockman

Oh my.

http://www.americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2010/rockman/

Rockman achieves his vision through a synthesis of fantasy and empirical fact, using sources as varied as natural history, botanical illustrations, museum dioramas, science fiction films, realist art traditions dating back to the Renaissance, and firsthand field study.

Oddly, the description fails to mention the Native American with a single tear falling down his cheek.

Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow

3rd floor North, American Art Museum

November 19, 2010 – May 8, 2011

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