In, “Quan”, a young black man gazes beyond the frame, his eyes filled with a blend of contemplation and determination. Abstract patterns encircle his body, a tapestry of colors and shapes that symbolize the intricate layers that compose his sense of self. These patterns intersect and interweave, reflecting the manifold influences and experiences that shape his unique journey. The portrait challenges societal stereotypes, inviting viewers to recognize the brilliance and complexity that lies within each individual, defying narrow definitions of identity.

  • Angela Pilgrim
  • 2022
  • Newark, NJ
  • Mixed Media, Printmaking
  • Screen Print and Decorative Paper on Paper
  • N/A
  • 13" x 19"
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