Trenton Doyle Hancock's Drawings Confront The State Of Racism In America Today

April 16, 2015 12:24 PM

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Trenton Doyle Hancock's Drawings Confront The State Of Racism In America Today

"I think for Trenton, being black and being male, to be an artist is sort of an anomaly for him," explained Valerie Cassel Oliver, senior curator at New York City's Studio Museum.

"People like him often expect to be incarcerated. He realized that being a black man and being an artist is a rarity, it's a gift, because he was supposed to be something completely different. Understanding those injustices exist make him want to talk about it ... to bring it more or less to questio...

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