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Rosalind Carnes

The Skeptic

Charcoal on paper, 23.5"w x 31.5"h

Self-discovery through a complex and sometimes arduous search for an Absolute Other is a basic theme of civilization, a theme supporting an enormous literature: Odysseus, Aeneas, The Diaspora, Chaucer, Christopher Columbus, Pilgrim’s Progress, Jules Verne, Western ethnography, Mao’s Long March. It grows and develops, arriving at a kind of final flowering in modernity. What begins as the proper activity of a hero (Alexander the Great) develops into the goal of a socially organized group (the Crusaders), into the mark of status of an entire social class (the Grand Tour of the British “gentlemen”), eventually becoming a universal experience (the tourist).”

[Dean MacCannell, The Tourist]

Rosalind Carnes - The Skeptic

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Due to the building guidelines that are in place in response to the COVID-19 situation, we are unable to install a new art exhibit in our Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Worth, Texas offices.

Thankfully, the majority of artists who currently have their work on display in our Michigan and Texas locations have graciously allowed us to continue to do so through the spring of 2021. We would like to extend a huge thank you to those artists and we look forward to continuing with a new exhibition in the summer of 2021.