Archives for January 2013

New Exhibition – Stephen Hayes’ “Cash Crop”

With Cash Crop, 701 Center for Contemporary Art presents a traveling exhibition by its new artist in residence, Stephen Hayes. The Atlanta, Ga., resident’s show will run from January 17 – March 31, 2013, and the opening reception for the exhibition will be Thursday, January 17, 7 – 9 pm. The 29-year-old Hayes is in residence at 701 CCA from early January through the end of March. He will present a gallery talk on Sunday, March 10, 2:00 p.m. At the core of Cash Crop are 15 life-size sculptures of shackled people placed in boat- or coffin-like structures, with diagrams of captive, warehoused humans in Trans-Atlantic slave ships carved in wood on the back. The sculptures represent, Hayes … [Read more...]

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