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Carl George

La Belle Fleur Pink (Film still from the Super-8 film La Belle Fleur) | 16″ x 20″ | Archival inkjet print | 2020

Artist Statement

Carl George is an artist working in experimental film, painting, and collage. He has curated exhibitions at The Armand Hammer Museum, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, The New York Department of Cultural Affairs, The Kinsey Institute, Warner Brothers and Paramount Studios, and Cinecitta Studios, Rome. 
Many of his short experimental films are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, the Guggenheim Museum, and the New York Public Library. His 1986 short film, The Lost 40 Days has been digitized by the National Film Preservation Foundation and is now in the permanent collections of the National Film Archive at the Library of Congress and Anthology Film Archives in New York. 
Carl is a Yaddo Fellow and is a recipient of several grants and honors including the New York State Council for the Arts and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Artwork/s at the following locations:
Detroit Artist Market

Artist Website + Social Media:
Instagram @carlmgeorge

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Artists stipends made possible by Kresge Arts in Detroit

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About MR/QD

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit is an art exhibition in June 2022 devoted to 77 years (1945-2022) of Detroit LGBTQ+ art 

The exhibition presents a month-long historical examination of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and its longtime allies, featuring established & emerging Detroit artists, as well as artists whose careers were shortened by HIV/AIDS.

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to promoting positive and meaningful images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community through artistic and intellectual means. © 2023. All Rights Reserved.