We: A Study by Anthony Francis (First Friday Opening)

The Brick at Blue Star

February 7, 2020 6:00 pm - February 7, 2020 10:00 pm

Anthony Francis
We: A Study

First Thursday Preview: February 6, 2020, 6-10pm
First Friday Opening: February 7, 2020, 6-10pm
at Brick Gallery, San Antonio, TX

The Exhibition will be on view February 6 – 28, 2020

DESCRIPTION
Brick Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition, We: A Study, featuring artist Anthony Francis.

In We: A Study, Francis continues to explore the politics of portraiture. He considers portraits to be a contract between artist and sitter, in which inherent power imbalance occurs. Guided by feminist thought (specifically Feminist critic Bell Hook), Francis “demands a realization of portraiture that facilitates the autonomy and agency toward redistributing the artist’s power.”

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Anthony Francis is an artist living in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from the Academy of Art University with an MFA specializing in photography in 2015. His work continues to deal with politics within portraiture. Common themes include autonomy, the mechanics of the frame, the process of photographic portraiture, and the expressions of love within personal experience.