Senghor Reid - Shadowboxing - Exhibition Catalogue - 2021

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SENGHOR REID

SHADOWBOXING

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SENGHOR REID SHADOWBOXING MAY 22 - JUNE 19, 2021

M CONTEMPORARY ART 205 EAST 9 MILE FERNDALE, MI 48220 TELEPHONE: (347) 665-7011


INTROSPECTION AS A PATH TOWARD HEALING

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SHADOWBOXING is a multimedia exhibition of tles Detroit artist Senghor Reid has dealt with during

ways he’s felt broken. In “Army of Shadows #2”, -

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plex work in the series and brings together all of

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himself and integrating all he’s learning and expe-

all parts of the whole being. With SHADOWBOXING,

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traits, yet a few of the works relate to Reid in a looker yells toward her, attempting to grab her attention. Although the woman appears to be dangers in the water. The painting is a metaphor relates to Reid’s questioning of what signs he may -

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works in the exhibition that are not self-portraits bring forth an idea of self-examination through son” and “Edsel Reid - Autumn Sonata” are de-

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slower reality, he is making more of an effort to reing deeply into a period of self-examination. Creat-

Reid’s history of paintings solely portraying water Dreams 5” is simply a painting of water to draw

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be healthier and present a healthier self to the world.

foundation for the more elaborate series, Army of

Although the works are primarily portraiture, there

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nents as they merge toward the road of awakening. SHADOWBOXING is a deeply personal exhibition

human being. The exhibition primarily features

the path of healing wounds within himself. He is -

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ARMY OF SHADOWS, I

acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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ARMY OF SHADOWS, II

acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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ARMY OF SHADOWS, III

acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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SEDUCED AND ABANDONED, II

acrylic on canvas 60 x 48 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: CLARITY

oil on raw canvas 30 x 16 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: PAIN

oil on linen 22 x 22 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: FEAR

oil on linen 23.5 x 17 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: GRIEF

oil on linen 18 x 18 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: RADICAL ACCEPTANCE

oil on canvas 22 x 20 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: SORROW

oil on linen 20 x 11 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: LOSS

oil on clayboard 20 x 16 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE THIN RED LINE: PEACE

oil on canvas 14 x 14 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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KNIFE IN THE WATER

acrylic on canvas 48 x 60 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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EVERYNIGHT DREAMS, 5

acrylic on canvas 48 x 36 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE RULING CLASS: SHIRLEY EDITION OF 5

three color serigraph on Stonehenge Natural Cream papers 30 x 22 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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THE ORACLE 2

woven three color serigraph on Stonehenge Polar White 20 x 26 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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EDSEL REID - AUTUMN SONATA EDITION OF 4

ink and acrylic on Stonehenge Pearl Gray mounted on Stonhenge Polar White 20 x 26 in. signed, titled and dated on the reverse painted in 2021

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Army of Shadows, I

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Army of Shadows, II

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Army of Shadows, III

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Seduced and Abandoned, II

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The Thin Red Line: Clarity

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The Thin Red Line: Pain

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The Thin Red Line: Fear

8.The Thin Red Line: Radical Acceptance

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The Thin Red Line: Sorrow

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The Thin Red Line: Loss

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The Thin Red Line: Peace

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Knife in the Water

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Everynight Dreams, 5

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The Ruling Class: Shirley

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The Oracle 2

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Edsel Reid - Autumn Sonata

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Senghor Reid

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Senghor Reid Shadowboxing May 22 - June 19, 2021 M Contemporary Art 205 East 9 Mile Ferndale, MI 48220 mcontemporaryart.com Inquires Melannie Chard mc@mcontemporaryart.com (347) 665 7011

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