Joseph Diggs | Brattleboro Museum & Art Center | Shows | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice
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Joseph Diggs 

When: March 9-June 16 2019
Phone: 802-257-0124
In powerful mixed-media works that combine action painting, photography, graffiti and collage, the Cape Cod artist explores what it means to be a black man in America. In his show “Proud 2 Be American,” at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Diggs contrasts common imagery — baseball, the Fourth of July, the American flag — with reminders of African American realities, exposing the lies behind the rah-rah iconography. “To me painting is magic,” he writes on his website. “Images appear out of nothing, blobs of color transform themselves to a new meaning. … The process of making art has helped me emotionally by providing a physical escape.”

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