Alogon Gallery
Kevin Hamilton
Ask Me a Different Question: Beyond Challenges to Disenchantment

Kevin Hamilton

As a young art student, I was plagued by some of the same questions that Elkins brings to the works in this exhibition. The Christian faith I grew up in - if not exactly that of my parents - regularly invited disciples of Christ to closely scrutinize their lives for evidence of faithfulness to God. Would "someone" - particularly, a non-Believer - be able to tell you were Christian by watching your life? For a time I endeavored to imagine myself as a secular eye, looking at each work for signs of a more convincing Truth....

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