Dahomey in the Cafe

Charcoal
29" x 29"

Resilient in its shape and form, the triangular composition of this drawing gives it the "fortitude" to stand on its own in a sea of negative space. And thus it justifies its existence, not by seeking to overwhelm the space but simply to blend with it. Syncretism has always been the path forward.

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(Each juror has awarded a Juror Prize to a drawing that particularly captured them, for any reason. A copy of 'Ways of Drawing - Artists' Perspectives and Practices' by the Royal Drawing School, is given to each recipient of the 2020 MVDP Juror Prize.)