“Whether you think Barbie is bad or good, she didn’t fool me,” Miller said. “The concept of Barbie didn’t fool me as a child, but what will the other artists say?”
“I believe that what [Wilson] does in creating those images is he gives authorship, which is a very generous act for an artist to do for the people who are being represented by those images,” ahtone said.
Essence of a Man runs through April 30.
“We didn’t want to do just movies, you know?” Nghiem asked. “Also, his fanbase is pretty rabid, so I was a little bit intimidated doing this one.”
Boaldin’s paintings depict cowboys at work in the American West.
Participating artists are encouraged to make a donation to Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund after the show.
“I think we’ll see a lot of that realness and rawness have to come out again, because everyone’s going to be feeling it,” he said. “You can’t run away from it.”
Organizers behind the former Dope Chapel helped found Resonator.
Pieces in the exhibit must be no larger than 16-by-20 inches. Ceramics and sculptures must fit in a 20-inch box.
Work from both artists will be on display through Nov. 27.