That Mortal Coil

Heyd Fontenot Denise Prince, "Isabelle Ten"

Saturday, May 11, 2013 – Saturday, June 15, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: CentralTrak
Admission: Free
Season: 2012-13

That Mortal Coil:
Rebuking the Ideal in Contemporary Figurative Art
May 11 - June 29, 2013
Opening reception, Saturday, May 11, 8-10pm

Artists included in this exhibition:  
Seth Alverson (Houston), R.E. Cox (Dallas), Brian K. Jones (Dallas), Denise Prince (Austin), Ari Richter (New York), Nina Schwanse (New Orleans/Los Angeles) and Taro-kun (Yokohama, Japan)

Our predominant cultural preoccupation with beauty & physical perfection has led a number of contemporary artists to confront and even turn the tables on idealization in regards to the human body.  This group exhibition at CentralTrak reveals the frailty & failure of flesh.  By refusing to honor Western society’s prescribed aesthetic standards, apologetic modesty or polite behavior, these artists become activists in a dynamic form of social protest.  Rather than a rejection of beauty - these artworks generously search for beauty in the varied spectrum of the human condition.
 

Gallery Hours:

Sat., 12 - 5pm
By appointment: 214-824-9302

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