Jack Balas, 2009; THIS IS MY COUNTRY (#442); watercolor, ink, acrylic on paper; 22" x 30"
THIS IS MY COUNTRY
In probably uncertain yet hopefully imaginative and courageous acts, artists and the institutions that support them will be crucial to discovering whether art can still foster viable forms of emancipatory and progressive culture in the difficult years ahead -- or whether the scene of any possible democratic renewal will look to put its cultural roots down elsewhere.
No Fear !
The Tenor of the Nation