More than a year has passed since the tragic death of Briona Taylor and one A new art exhibition in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, honors her life and heritage while highlighting the serious issues of armed violence and police brutality in the United States.
The exhibition at the Speed Art Museum entitled “Promise, Witness, Remembrance” presents the portrait of Brionna Taylor by Amy Sherald, which was used as the cover of the September issue 2020 of Vanity Fair.
This is the first time where the portrait appears in public.
Breonna Taylor's family members have helped create an art show about Breonna's life and legacy. The exhibition is called «Promise, Witness, Remembrance» and is at The Speed Art Museum. # BreonnaTaylor #Arthttps: //t.co/zDl 55 zCHg7
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In addition to the portrait of Sherald, the exhibition also includes works by more than 20 artists, representing a wide range of real experiences.
The themes of the exhibition , which are also mentioned in the title, emerged from the discussion that her curator, Allison Glenn, had with her mother Briona Taylor , Tamika Palmer.
“Promise, Witness, Remembrance” at the Speed Museum in Kentucky offers a model for aging museums in survivalist mode. https://t.co/UhejH7brg4
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In the section “Promise”