More Bisa Butler: Portraits


As mentioned in the previous 2 posts, the Bisa Butler: Portraits exhibit at the Katonah Museum of Art through October 4th is absolutely must see. These pictures don’t fully do justice to the incredible power and visual impact of the works in person. They leap off the wall and shake you. Click any image to see them all enlarged. I remembered some of the titles and hope I didn’t get any of them wrong. There is an explanatory placard next to each quilt providing useful information about the history of the image and the materials and processes used. Just look at the bright contrasty colors with which the faces are constructed!

Click any image to see them all bigger.

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Adam Isler

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2 thoughts on “More Bisa Butler: Portraits

    1. Most of them are quite large, wall-filling; but others are more moderate. The quilt of the voters in front of the flag, for instance might have been about 20″ x 30″, while most of the others were more blanket-sized…

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