“For me, these works are meant for the viewer to sit and

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“For me, these works are meant for the viewer to sit and

“For me, these works are meant for the viewer to sit and

“For me, these works are meant for the viewer to sit and be with—not just walk in and out. The sound and lyrics are all metaphors of messages, the visuals are another layer, the intimacy of being in the space is an added layer, and the two-dimensional objects are yet another layer. So you are able to be consumed by the space and be with the women and try to ascertain these relationships.” Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady is now on view at MOCA Grand Avenue! [Mickalene Thomas, Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers) (video still), 2016, two­‐channel video projection (color, sound), dimensions variable, 12:34 minutes, courtesy of the artist, Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York]

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