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November 16, 2001
Arkansas Arts Center
Donald W.Reynolds Center for Drawing Research and Education
Townsend Wolfe
Magic Vision
exhibition catalogue
Artists in their pusuit to understand themselves and the world around them have been forced to face the pain of suffering. Helnwein, in his important "American Madonna" (Epiphany IV) painting, depicts with provocation the conflict between men of power and the weak. In this present day setting, the police are confronting a divine being.
Exhibition, November 16, 2001 - January 13, 2002
Artists in their pusuit to understand themselves and the world around them have been forced to face the pain of suffering.
Jerome Witkin, Enrique Chagoya, Gottfried Helnwein, James Croak and Priscilla Roberts all reach deepin their being to help us comprehend violence, inhumanity, and opression.
Helnwein, in his important "American Madonna" (Epiphany IV) painting, depicts with provocation the conflict between men of power and the weak.
In this present day setting, the police are confronting a divine being.
(catalogue, page 15 and 16)
American Madonna (Epiphany IV)
mixed media (oil and acrylic on canvas), 2000, 177 x 213 cm / 69 x 83''




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