Hi...I was so busy installing the Marc Solomon "Points of Departure:Paintings of Fort Tryon Park" at the Berkshire Bank last week for Artists Unite 187th. Street Gallery Project (See Events Listing...show on till November 30) that I forgot to list the NoMAA Immigrant Too exhibit in which I have a piece that I want to share.
First, I'll post the piece and then the NoMAA exhibit Info. The opening reception was last week and the exhibit will run through November 21, enough time for those in the 'hood to see it. The piece is titled: "Tired of Your Tired" and rewrites Emma Lazarus’ Famous Poem The New Colossus engraved on a tablet within the pedestal on which the statue stands. I believe my words above the pedestal more accurately reflect the current reality. Below that is a detail of the piece, magnifying the point that we now need a magnifying glass to see the Statue of Liberty and it's promise.
I'd be happy to hear your comments, if any. Thank you, rosa
The actual poem reads:
"Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"