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James Benjamin Franklin's Third Solo Show Opens January 15 at Reyes|Finn

January 10th, 2022
A white studio space with five large in-progress paintings leaning against a wall. Several rugs of various shapes and colors are laid in front of the paintings. In the left corner foreground, several fans and boxes fo supplies are stacked together.

View of works in progress, James Benjamin Franklin’s studio. Detroit, MI, 2021.

James Benjamin Franklin ‘s (Painting ’17) third solo exhibition opening at Reyes|Finn in Detroit, Michigan on January 15, 2022. Franklin is known for his vibrant, energetic paintings anchored within hand-built, instinctively-shaped, plaster-sculpted frames. He incorporates found textiles such as carpets, afghans, bathroom mats, and kitchen rags, with epoxy, acrylic, rubber, sand and glitter into his work, creating a unique visual language.

James Benjamin Franklin: Practice is on view January 15 through February 26, 2022.

Read the article from Broadway World

Read more about the exhibition from Reyes|Finn