The Faithful by Tobias Keene
by sabine7 / April 23, 2012


What a beautiful exhibition name - Black is the Beauty of the Brightest Day. A haunting series of large-scale works by Tobias Keene covers ideas such as ceremony, beauty and reliquary and images of faith, purity and sheer loveliness. One auburn-haired girl skips rope before a rose window; another swings against a rose-coloured sky. But there is a sort of reverie about them; it's not all fun and games. Keene says, "I'm fascinated by deconstructing known images and reworking them into ceremonial context."


Artist: Tobias Keene
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Black is the Beauty of the Brightest Day runs through May 12, 2012 at LeBasse Projects in Culver City.


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Girl on the Golden Swing


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