Sat, Feb 17|
The Resurrection of Strange Fruit Series by Jerry Puryear at Premier 41
Embark on a Timeless Odyssey: "Hues of History" at Ultra Silk Gallery - A Prelude to Jerry Puryear's "The Resurrection of Strange Fruit" at Premier 41. Uncover the Past, Embrace the Present, Illuminate the Future. Join the Journey Through Art and History.
Time & Location
Feb 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Premier 41, 4132 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
About the Event
Immerse yourself in the captivating narratives of African American art at Ultra Silk Gallery's "Hues of History" exhibition, where we proudly feature two profound artworks by artist Jerry Puryear. These exceptional pieces serve as portals, offering a glimpse into the powerful series titled "The Resurrection of Strange Fruit" at Premier 41 (4132 Lancaster Avenue).
Jerry Puryear's Evocative Connection:Jerry Puryear's artworks featured in "Hues of History" serve as a bridge between past and present, sparking a dialogue that transcends time. These masterpieces, rich in symbolism and depth, provide collectors with an intimate connection to the artist's exploration of African American history. Puryear's unique ability to reclaim and transform haunting images into symbols of healing, sacrifice, pride, and inspiration is truly showcased in these thought-provoking pieces.
Preview at Premier 41: "The Resurrection of Strange Fruit"As a special extension of this artistic journey, we invite you to witness the full tapestry of Jerry Puryear's vision at Premier 41. The exhibition, previewing on Saturday, February 17th, from 6 pm to 9 pm, promises an immersive experience titled "The Resurrection of Strange Fruit." Puryear's mixed media artworks delve into the poignant theme of resurrection, reclaiming the memory of African Americans lost to the "Lynch Abomination of the American South." Through his transformative art, Puryear elevates these individuals to symbols of sacrifice, pride, and inspiration, inviting viewers to advocate for the restoration of their memory and human value.
Connecting Collectors to a Profound Artistic Journey:As you explore "Hues of History" at Ultra Silk Gallery, consider it a prelude to a more in-depth experience at Premier 41. Collectors have the unique opportunity to witness the evolution of Jerry Puryear's exploration of African American history, moving seamlessly from the captivating artworks showcased at Ultra Silk Gallery to the thought-provoking series at Premier 41. Join us in this celebration of heritage, resilience, and the enduring power of art that spans across locations, exhibitions, and time itself.