March 23 – June 30, 2023

Focus V – Shawn Beeks: Drawing from the Archive

Engaging with the recent acquisitions of Civil Rights Era photographs from the Goodman Collection, Shawn Beeks draws a series of cartoons from selected photographs that stirred his imagination as well as a slew of emotions. The combination of his immaculate line drawings and satirical tone make a poignant political platform from which Beeks critiques the perpetual presence of racism in the United States.