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The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) hosts the final stop in an exhibition entitled Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing organized by the Contemporary Art Museum Houston (CAMH).

Press Release

For almost two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has developed an epic narrative surrounding the “Mounds” and a cast of colorful—and often not so colorful—characters who populate a wildly fantastic, invented landscape. The artist’s use of vivid imagery and mythology has not only earned him national and international recognition, but has also revealed a fascination with the foundation of his …

For almost two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has developed an epic narrative surrounding the “Mounds” and a cast of colorful—and often not so colorful—characters who populate a wildly fantastic, invented landscape. The artist’s use of vivid imagery and mythology has not only earned him national and international recognition, but has also revealed a fascination with the foundation of his practice. What emerges upon further examination is a wide-range of influences including comics, graphic novels, cartoons, music, and film. While Hancock’s paintings have become the focal point for …

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2200 Parks Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA, US