Asawa and Alvarez Bravo's shows, titled "Life Works" and "Picturing Mexico," respectively, reflect a robust perspective of each artists' practice.
“If you’re a practical thinker, you shouldn’t do art. You don’t think practically about how to make your heart beat. It’s a necessity. Art is the necessity of your being.”
For me, the piece is really my love letter to the African-American community in St. Louis, though it’s also for everyone.