Event Title
Christopher Polentz/ The Promised Land
Name Sparks Gallery
Address 530 Sixth Ave
City San Diego
State CA
Zip 92101
Opening Hours M-F 12pm-7pm Sat 11am-7pm Sun 11am-5pm
Location Central San Diego
Telephone 619-696-1416
Email Levi@sparksgallery.com
Web Site http://www.sparksgallery.com
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Fee free
Reception Date N/A
Dates Starts On 22-11-2020   Ends On 14-2-2021
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Event Description Inspired by the golden age of the traveling carnival (1870-1930), with its social outcasts of carny folk, sideshow freaks-and-geeks, Chris Polentz has endeavored to re-represent that unwanted slice of society through the innocence of children. These children represent vulnerability, the inherent need to be wanted and loved without a thought as to “why?” “I would like my images to nurture compassion for the differences within us all. Our need for acceptability and fitting in. But most of all the need to be valued and loved. My images of children are faultless individuals; possessing obvious imperfections and undesirable qualities, social outcasts, different, through no fault of their own, but nonetheless unwanted and made to feel unnecessary.
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