unframed triptych; all three images are of an individual man with his arms raised up near his head and his elbows out, wearing a white shirt and black pants with a brown background; man's position varies slightly between images a: both his hands on the back of this neck; collared shirt; eyes looking to viewer’s right b: one hand on the back of his head and the other is curled above his shoulder; his eyes are downcast c: one hand on the back of his head and the other on the side of his head above his ear; he looks out to the viewer

Shelves for Dynamite, 2018

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Oil on linen

Gift of Mary and Bob Mersky 2020.11.1a-c

On View in Gallery 374

Related to the physical
Somatic / emphatic / it’s visceral
/ Feeling every emotion / literal / the motion
Similar to floating / over land and ocean open
Sleepwalking still empathetic
Black aesthetic / magnetic
Lyrics by Chaka Mkali, “I feel it,” from the album Rituals of Resilience

Image: In Copyright. Gift of Mary and Bob Mersky

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