review of art works of bmoodyart
musings on: death
O this crushing burden – these sins of my fathers
what fetid weight this melancholy we call the deep south
surely the day of reckoning is upon this land of cotton
for behold: the conversion of St. Stonewall on the road to
Ode to my boy…bmoodyart c.2013
The beloved Deep South, teeming with mythologies and rife with contradictions: simultaneously amusing yet horrifying, both historic but still frighteningly current – welcome to the world of b. moody art! Brad Moody’s work is narrative, frequently drawing upon a personal, as well as regional, consciousness where each work tells a separate story or struggle, often evoking emotion with the loaded imagery of Southern iconography and stereotypes. The titles of many of his works “On Fields of Cotton and Chanel No. 5”, “Welcome to 1st Baptist Church”, “Junky Gay Boy”, “…they said it was In The Blood” – hint at the depths of the artist’s continuing exploration of the social issues of..