Nashville Arts Magazine on Welcome To The Orange West

This month, Tinney Contemporary premieres Joel Daniel Phillips: Welcome to the Orange West, a prescient exhibition of hyperrealistic charcoal and graphite drawings which quietly sunder relics of collective nostalgia. Phillips, an artist best known for his evocative large-format portraits of people at society’s fringe, found himself necessarily responsive to those queries warranted by Schutz’s painting earlier this year. Welcome to the Orange West is a continuation of Phillips’s investigations into the documentation of elusive narratives—yet marks a conscious re-examination of artistic culpability, historic ownership, and the hollowness of Western romanticization. READ MORE>>