Best Of 2012

Best Art Exhibit (Established Artist)
Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial, Mint Museum Uptown

Staff Pick


The technical prowess Thornton Dial acquired during his years as a metalworker and his life experience in the Jim Crow South came together in massive pieces created largely from junk. His mixed media paintings and sculpture pulsate with color, energy and somber political and social commentary.

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