Home, Memory & Identity: The Art of John Horace Stone
January 18 - March 3, 2000
Talented, witty, and unpretentious, John Horace Stone’s charming personality corresponds with his engaging artistic persona. Stone, a trained architect and sculptor, creates multi-media assemblages and installations of striking splendor and arresting intricacy. A warm and youthful disposition belies the complexity and maturity of his art. With deft execution and poetic elegance, the 33-year-old Philadelphia-based artist has distilled his community's experience to a point of purity and clarity that is palpable. Through a combination of aesthetic sensibility and architectural precision, Stone achieves in his work the harmony, balance and unity that escape a society his works comment on with subtle yet potent eloquence.