Juxtapoz Magazine: Timothy Curtis Presents Inkblots And Feeling Charts That Are Both Universal And Deeply Personal

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We are always looking at ourselves. We are constantly looking at ourselves in the mirror, whether it is a physical mirror or an abstract concept. Consider it. Social media, self-help, advice, therapy, feelings, relationships, family, and sharing sharing sharing sharing until we can’t seem to even find what it is that we originally were seeking, seems to be the definition of the times. We are constantly confronted with a condition that is either a lack of selfhood or an absence of it. There is something beautiful about the way that Timothy CurtisIn his first museum exhibition, he lets himself be vulnerable as well as a little critical. Inkblots Charts and Feeling ChartsCurrently on view at Atlanta Contemporary

Curtis uses the same marks and faces in his graffiti to create an understanding of his own incarceration 10 years ago. He is no longer able to maintain a distance from himself in these works. Instead, he is visibly bare. You can see him in the studio working out these feelings, understanding himself as a person who is evolving but also an artist. What do you bring from your past with you? What are you feeling in the moment? What can we all understand about feelings, individual desires and how to use them as a template? Curtis’s own growth since his cover story in JuxtapozThis is a man who has charted his own path. From his early years to his rise to become a truly unique contemporary artist, this is someone who is charting their own path. And he has literally shown us the blueprint for how he is doing this. —Evan Pricco

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