Nery Gabriel Lemus (b. 1977 Los Angeles) is an artist that explores the politics of difference and representation through works in a wide range of mediums.
FEBRUARY 16- MARCH 30, 2013
CHARLIE JAMES GALLERY
969 Chung King Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90012
In this current body of work, Lemus continues to examine domestic issues, which ultimately carry over to society at large. The specific focus of the work, lies within the influence adult men have over young boys- whether family members or celebrities in society. The works also questions the concept of a hero- particularly what constitutes a hero.
GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN (Group exhibition)
OCTOBER 4, 2012- APRIL 7, 2013
CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
600 State Drive- Exposition Park, Los Angels, CA 90037
Go Tell It on the Mountain, presents the works of artist who examine how Christianity has fostered political action and civic engagement. The curatorial vision for this exhibitionis inspired byt the experiences of the characters in James Baldwin's 1953 novel of the same name which incorporates the undelying tensions of religious control, faith, family, hope and human hypocrisy. Artists included in the exhibition are Lynn Aldrich, Edgar Arceneaux, Daphne Arthur, Andrea Bowers, Tracy Brown, Carolyn Castaño, Robert Colescott, Sam Doyle, Todd Gray, Mark Steven Greenfield, Zeal Harris, Caroline Kent, John K. Lawson, Diego Leclery, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Kerry James Marshall, Rosalyn Myles, John Outterbridge, Nikki Pressley, Sulton Rogers, Erika Rothenberg, Sanjit Sethi, Herbert Singleton and Nate Young.
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