Sam Sanford- DARK Days
Opening Reception: Friday, November 1, 2013, 6-8pm
Exhibition runs through December 21, 2013.
In the Project Gallery
DARK Days is an ongoing series of oil paintings based on selections from the artist’s archive of family photos. These straightforward, quiet, small, and personal paintings together form a disjointed and ambiguous narrative obliquely touching on themes including the mysteriousness of old photos, the plasticity of memory, the genesis of neurosis in childhood trauma, the impotent rage of children, the promise of young adulthood versus the heartbreak of age and wisdom, the misguided idealism of the sixties counterculture, and addiction and codependence.