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The Melt Goes On Forever

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June 16, 2023 @ 10:45 am

A chronicle of the elusive Black American art star David Hammons whose category-defying career radically seeks to fuse the dominant culture and his own into a new one for the 21st century.

The Melt Goes On Forever chronicles the singular career of the elusive African-American art star David Hammons from Watts rebellion era ’60s L.A. to global art world prominence today. Hammons’ category-defying practice – rooted in a deep critique of American society and the elite art world – is in the words of one art critic “an invitation to confront the fissures between races” as the artist seeks to go beyond the dominant culture and his own to a new one for the 21st century.

Featuring eminent artists, curators and critics, a rich trove of archival footage, animation, and an evocative soundscape, The Melt is a record of the work of an artist who constantly defies the establishment and remains subversive at every turn.

$8 – $10
1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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(505) 982-1338
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