Working across drawing, printmaking, mosaic, sculpture, performative interventions, and installations, Duke Riley creates work that weaves together history and contemporary events with elements of fantasy and myth. Often addressing maritime history and environmental issues such as plastic pollution and the destruction of waterfront communities, his work has been exhibited widely, from the Havana Biennial to public commissions by Creative Time and MTA Arts for Transit. He will have a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum in 2022.
Photo courtesy of the artist
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