by Kimberli Gant, PhD, McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art
“…an Earth alive in my consciousness as a living crystal being whose etheric geometric skeleton could be mapped in its patterns of energy flows…in ocean currents, the winds, river systems, and distributions of precious minerals. It seemed to me that ancient humans had known this sacred, hidden body of Earth and had settled on it in ways that took advantage of very visceral powers of place.” - Bethe Hagens
Third Eye Open, represents an internal conversation about the inter-connectedness of human life, from the infinitesimal individual to the expanse in which our universe exists and operates within - yet there are laws of physics, and highly shared beliefs and practices that hinge or bind us together…
Washington, DC — HEMPHILL is pleased to announce the exhibition MORE or LESS opening on Thursday, April 19, with a reception from 6-8pm. The exhibition will remain on view through June 9, 2018 and features paintings, works on paper and mixed media works by Rushern Baker IV, Stephen Benedicto, Ryan Crotty, Anna U. Davis, Gene Davis, Thomas Downing, Mary Early, Robert Otto Epstein, Jeremy Flick, Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi, Kevin MacDonald, Amy Pleasant, Amber Robles-Gordon, Robin Rose, Pete Schulte, Brett Smith, Michael West and Douglas Witmer.