Painter Clintel Steed talks about his latest exhibition, "Behind the Hood".
In this interview, the hood is not just the last stop on the subway, but it also refers to hood worn by the Ku Klux Klan. It was a popular trope for Philip Guston to paint as a challenge to white supremacy. When it was recently announced that Guston's retrospective at the National Gallery was postponed due to the political climate, Clintel had to respond. Other topics in this interview range from his upbringing, misogyny, favorite movies, and surviving the pandemic as artist.
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