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Just one thing... (07.11.22)

"I was tired of waiting for validation from galleries and museums"

The one thing...

An example of an individual's attitude to try something new that will benefit the greater community.

What's being said...

In order to reflect that world back to those families, Deal flyposts his images around the neighbourhood, some at billboard size.

“I was tired of waiting for validation from galleries and museums,” he says. The effect of this process has been quietly profound, he believes.

“In under-resourced communities like Third Ward, they don’t feel like they belong, or they don’t feel like they should know about, or see, fine artwork. I’m trying to give a gift, you know, or a thank you, to those same people.”

Go further...

See Tim's article at The Guardian.


Editor's notes: July 15: Updated title for consistency ("/" v. ".").