Ken Gonzales-Day

Ken Gonzales-Day is a Los Angeles based artist whose interdisciplinary practice considers the historical construction of race and the limits of representational systems ranging from lynching photographs to museum displays. His widely exhibited Erased Lynching series (2006), along with the publication of Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (2006) transformed the understanding of racialized violence in the United States and raised awareness of the lynching of Latinos, Native Americans, Asians along with African-Americans in California’s early history.
Selected Works
Two men were taken., 2007
Lightjet print on aluminum, 39 x 72 inches
To Bough and To Bend review for the Los Angeles Times
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