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July 2018

Three Deliberate Grays For Freddie (A Memorial For Freddie Gray)

July 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

For the Façade of the Gardner Museum, former Artist-in-Residence Steve Locke created Three Deliberate Grays for Freddie (A Memorial for Freddie Gray), which addresses issues of race and violence in America today. Locke painted an abstract portrait of Gray, a 25-year-old Black American man, whose untimely death after being in Baltimore Police custody in 2015 aggravated longstanding racial tensions in the city and sparked street protests, police clashes, and violence. Locke generated three distinct monochromes by averaging the pixels of…

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