MANO Fine Art presents Deep As A River 11/19/16

MANO Fine Art presents Deep As A River
Saturday, 11/19/2016 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DeepAsARiver-Saturday-Nov-19_edited-1MANO Fine Art Project Space
4225 SW 75 Ave (2nd) FL,
Miami, Florida 33155
Cost: FREE

MANO Fine Art proudly presents Deep As A River
on view through November 28, 2016.

Featuring work by: Donald McKnight, Robert McKnight, MANO. Ali Miranda, Adriano Nicot, and Purvis Young.

Soulful and provoking the exhibit “Deep As A River” presents a collection of strong and at times uneven, but always intriguing works that collectively are an exultation of the human spirit. Of a life properly lived knowing as poet Jim Harrison said “You touch things lightly or deeply; but you move along because life herself moves, and you can’t stop it; so you go with the “being-ness” of life…”.

“Deep As A River” revolves around the work of Purvis Young, perhaps one of the most important outsider artist of recent times. Young is best known for chronicling life in Miami’s inner city; his work remains as relevant today as it was when he started documenting the hustle and bustle of Overtown. The exhibit than extends to include a poignant collection of photography by Ali Miranda, “Let Sleeping Dogs Lie”; Adriano Nicot’s blue series which while dark is not without humor; masterful figurative drawings by Donald Mcknight; powerful examples of assemblage as sculpture by Robert McKnight. Fittingly the exhibit ends with stunning mix media works by MANO that speak to our time, “Hanging On” a nod to the United States history of immigration, and “Fools on the Hill” that may be viewed as veiled political commentary.

Special thanks to Gallery Moderne for collaborating with us to exhibit works by Purvis Young.

MANO Fine Art Project Space is the working studio of Miami-based artist MANO and an exhibition and project space for art related events. MANO Fine Art is one of the founding members of the Bird Road Art Walk that is held on the third Saturday of each month.

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