Creativity Crush: Kerry James Marshall

“I’m driven by a desire to meaningfully provoke others’ curiosity, to paint without cynicism.  I still believe in mastery; in the service of imagination it can exceed the limitations of circumstance.” – Kerry James Marshall

On my more emo, more personal blog, I wrote about how art has made me more aware of the types of intimacy I appreciate. Kerry James Marshall’s Slow Dance is one of those piece.  Here he is talking about the painting:

And here he is speaking on the label “black artist”:

Read more about Kerry James Marshall on the PBS Art21 Site