Rena Bransten Gallery
1275 Minnesota St #210, San Francisco
Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm
Lava Thomas: Mugshot Portraits: Women of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sep 08-Oct 27
This exhibition centers around a new series of graphite and conte pencil portraits based on mugshots of the women of the 1955 yearlong Montgomery Bus Boycott, illuminating and emphasizing the leadership and sustained labor of women to tlhe boycott’s success. While mugshots intrinsically aim to dehumanize and criminalize, Lava Thomas' life size, richly detailed portraits offer a counter narrative. Opening Reception: Sat, Sep 8, 5-7pm.