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Lighting the Fires of Contemplation:
Warehouse Gallery show puts into the spotlight some rarely confronted issues

Katherine Rushworth
The Post-Standard, Stars Magazine
Sept. 9, 2007

Excerpt:

Provocative, original work that is sure to grab your attention and occasionally push you to the edge of discomfort. While their work might shock, offend or challenge you, there is real content and an arresting aesthetic to the imagery…

This exhibition may rankle the moral fiber of some viewers, just as the “Sensation” show in 1999 rankled the moral fiber of then-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. As difficult as we may find some of the subject matter, the COME ON artists are not sensationalists looking to shock or anger viewers. For some, it takes a shock to light the fires of contemplation.

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