"Robert Pruit: Futuristic portraits gain a real edge", by Sharon Mizota
November 10, 2015
In a lush exhibition at Koplin Del Rio, Robert Pruitt continues his engagement with Afro-futurist imagery, evolving his quixotic portraits in directions that are subtler and more ambitious.
For years, Pruitt’s work has portrayed African American characters engaged in makeshift science fiction: a hat with a clothes-hanger antenna or choir robes emblazoned with "Star Trek" insignia. Now the futuristic references feel more real than wishful.
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