• Manny Prieres: On the Fringe

    In the Black Book series, Manny Prieres investigates books that bind American culture.  The pillars of literature often have a controversial history: banned, burned and reviled, these titles become even more appealing once they are marked as taboo.  What does mainstream culture want to hide? Prieres’s renderings are deceptively simple conveyed in various shades of black. […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments March 13, 2013
  • The Rasa of Zakii

    “What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find.” – Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha     Ahmad Zakii Anwar sits behind a wooden table in the center of Andrew Shire Gallery tracing the ceramic ring of the […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments June 1, 2012