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Ealy Mays Retrospective in Paris

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Ealy Mays Retrospective in Paris

In 2013, I presented an exclusive interview with artist Ealy Mays in a two-part article for our Black Paris Profiles II™ series:

Black Paris Profiles™ II: Ealy Mays - Part I

Black Paris Profiles™ II: Ealy Mays - Part II

This week, I'm pleased to bring Mays and his incredible artwork back to the Entrée to Black Paris blog!

Following the Fall-Winter 2017 retrospective of Mays' work at the ABXY Gallery in NYC, art lovers in the City of Light can view the Mays retrospective entitled Quilting Out Loud at Gare à l'Art in the Village Suisse, near UNESCO.  

Ealy Mays and announcement for reception at Gare à l'Art
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Those who know Mays' work will recognize themes from various series that he has produced over the years - blue watermelons, "Mama Lisas," submarines, art collectors...

Mays holds one of his Art Collector paintings
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Additionally, visitors can view accessories that bear images of Mays' paintings

Vanity bag
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and peruse catalogs from prestigious exhibitions that contain images of his work.

Mays with Expanding Tradition
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Mays is a proud Texan and his Texas Mammy doll series is an inspired progression from the mammies that he's been painting for years.


Mays and a Mammy painting
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Mammy doll
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The finissage (closing reception) for Quilting out Loud is scheduled for July 6, 2019 from 5 PM to 11 PM.  Mays will be present.

All artworks and accessories on display will be available for purchase.

Gare à l'Art
No. 34/35
Village Suisse
78 avenue de Suffren
75015 Paris
Hours:  Mondays, Thursdays, Friday, and Saturdays from 11 AM to 7 PM

Mays at the Gare à l'Art, Village Suisse
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