Art Exhibition: Erick Sánchez’s “Dangerous Land”

Repeating Islands

Erick Sánchez is a Puerto Rican visual artist who is now showing his current series “Dangerous Land” at the William Bennett Gallery in Soho. As Art Fuse’s Oscar A. Laluyan states, “Being represented by this world- class gallery with collections of artworks by Chagall, Picasso, Dali, Warhol, etc. is nothing but short of a coup for this artist.” The William Bennett Gallery is located in the SoHo Art District at 65 Greene Street New York, New York (between Broome and Spring Streets).

Although critics describe Sanchez’ recent series as representations of an apocalyptic world, the artist says, “I’m a very upbeat and positive person. I’m trying to do something positive with my art. That’s why I’m working in this new series of apocalyptic landscapes. I give shape to an unstable landscape in danger of disappearing. This body of work is intended to trigger introspection and to create awareness about…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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