Chicago and westward Modernist painting Georgia O'Keeffeknown as the "Mother of American modernism", has been a major figure in American Modernism since the s. She has received widespread recognition, for challenging the boundaries of modern American artistic style.
With contributions from Erin Thomas. Arnold explored American popular cultural forms in his collages and assemblage works throughout his career. In Tribute to a Lineage, Arnold juxtaposes duotone images of African figurative sculpture and American cowboys perched on horses. The careful coordination of color between the images and the geometric patterns behind them—at once modernist grid and West African textile—harmonize the composition.
Also, seemingly part of the patterned motif are the small geometric forms of black bodies that align to create a schematic of a slave ship, the point of contact between Africa and America.
The collage presents the dual lineage of black Americans whose laboring bodies built America yet tend to be absent from the narratives of its founding unlike the rugged and heroic cowboys.
Arnold appropriates these flattened and familiar, endlessly recycled images to investigate the complex construction of identity in America in a way that is more ambivalent than his emphatic claim to his American identity.
Ralph Arnold, Tribute to a Lineage, date unknown. Frederick encouraged Arnold to take part-time classes at SAIC where he was able to explore various art media.
During the s, Arnold and Frederick took frequent trips to New York to explore the art scene. These figures were obscured by gestural marks that often left trails of dripping paint, and cropping that removed heads, faces, or limbs leaving bodies in suspended motion.
More explicitly political subject matter entered his collages in the late sixties with the escalation of the war in Vietnam and the protests in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention in Arnold donated The Waiting to the Center upon the close of the exhibition.
Ralph Arnold, Untitled, date unknown. It could be a formal exercise, a compositional play between figure and ground, with slanted geometric forms flicking back and forth in diffuse fields of color.
At the bottom of the composition, the shapes become the tops of stenciled letters from whose partial form the viewer can intuit the phrase: Ralph Arnold, Black Music Box, box construction, It radiates rhythmic color arrangements and collaged photographs like a visual jukebox.
The piece presents a more focused theme: However, the box is more than a historical diorama; it stores albums of fan photographs revealing Arnold as a collector and more enthusiastic admirer of popular cultural icons.
Unlike his earlier works that took a critical stance toward American politics and culture, it reveals a sense of admiration for the power of the mass-produced objects of pop culture.
The high level of design and craftsmanship recall the words used to describe Arnold on the opening of his retrospective at the Center: Ralph Arnold, Black Music Box, assemblage, Executive summary. Many economists contend that technology is the primary driver of the increase in wage inequality since the late s, as technology-induced job skill requirements have outpaced the growing education levels of the workforce.
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