Navigate left
Back to BO JOSEPH: FEEDING THE BEAST at McClain Gallery

About

Statement

McClain Gallery presents Feeding the Beast, Bo Joseph (b. 1969, California)'s third exhibition with the gallery.

Press Release

"Feeding the Beast" features two parallel bodies of work: works on paper, which layer imagery from Renaissance scenes of battle, mythology and religion, and a new series of wall reliefs depicting composites of divergent historical, religious, and ritual objects that span the globe.

Since his youth, Joseph has been captivated by art from around the world, particularly artwork created …

"Feeding the Beast" features two parallel bodies of work: works on paper, which layer imagery from Renaissance scenes of battle, mythology and religion, and a new series of wall reliefs depicting composites of divergent historical, religious, and ritual objects that span the globe.

Since his youth, Joseph has been captivated by art from around the world, particularly artwork created for ceremonial use. His initial response to these objects was primarily formalistic, with only peripheral knowledge of their broader and essential cultural meaning. As Joseph became aware of how western …

Gallery

Location

2242 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX, US