For over 70 years, renowned Detroit-based artist Charles McGee has created works that have evolved from charcoal drawings and photography to avant-garde three-dimensional multimedia pieces. His themes chronicle the black experience and celebrate his lifelong love of nature. McGee says of his work, “The logic found in nature’s system of opposites, which governs universal order, is the source from which I constantly borrow and rely on to construct my imagery. It is also within this broad organizational context that my life takes form and has meaning.” McGee is a founder of the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit.
Supported by UM Arts of Citizenship, the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, and the Chelsea River Gallery.
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