"The Origin of the Work of Art":

“The temple, in its standing there, first gives to things their look and to men their outlook on themselves. This view remains open as long as the work is a work, as long as the god has not fled from it. It is the same with the sculpture of the god, votive offering of the victor of the athletic games. It is not a portrait whose purpose is to make it easier to realize how the god looks; rather, it is a work that lets the god himself be present and thus is the god himself. The same holds for the linguistic work. In the tragedy nothing is staged or displayed theatrically, but the battle of the new gods against the old is being fought. The linguistic work, originating in the speech of the people, does not refer to this battle; it transforms the people’s saying so that now every living word fights the battle and puts up for decision what is holy and what unholy, what great and what small, what brave and what cowardly, what lofty and what flighty, what master and what slave.”

Martin Heidegger, Poetry, Language, Thought, trans. Albert Hofstadter, (New York: Harper Collins, 1971) 42.

Past Shows

Artistas en Residencia
Primavera 2011
April 28th - May 16th 2011
Opening: April 28th 7:30-9pm
La Galerìa Principal de Altos de Chavòn
La Romana, República Dominicana

Wishing and Praying
April 7th - April 30th 2011
Opening: April 7th 6-8pm
CRG Gallery
548 W 22nd St,
New York, NY 10011

The Painting Center
Small Works Invitational
November 30th - December 18th, 2010
Opening: December 2nd 6-8pm
547 West 27th Street,
New York, NY 10001

Hangin' Together
A group show guest curated by
Kerry James Marshall
July 24 - September 4, 2010
Koplin Del Rio
6031 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

LA TIMES Review of Hangin' Together