Stripped to the Waist, Stripped

 

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American Dream, 2017, digital composite, and detail. 

James Morton, American born 1942.

Loaned by the artist to the Woodmere Museum of Art, Philadelphia for the Juried Show of 2018.

 

The artist, who is self-taught, is commenting on the dream endlessly deferred. Being dismantled, hacked away, diminished at the current moment by the current national administration.

 

Whose President today said that he has done more for African Americans than anyone since Abraham Lincoln.

 

The United States has had more years of slavery than years in which slavery has been illegal. 

 Remediation efforts are being stopped one by one.  

 

 

 

 

 

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