Ed Fraga
Tabula Rasa
Oct 25 – Nov 29, 2014

Ed Fraga describes the works in this exhibit: “Two works of art inspired me, one literary and one visual. The literary work is The Dead by James Joyce and the visual work is The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp by Rembrandt. In Joyce’s short story, a cast of characters meet for dinner on a snow-covered January night to discuss Irish nationalism, music, religion and the departed. In Rembrandt’s painting, Dr. Tulp examines a cadaver as seven of his colleagues observe.” [Read full description]

Ed Fraga is a Detroit artist who obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wayne State University. He is a recipient of an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Fellowship, a Kresge Artist Fellowship, and a National Endowment for the Arts. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Cranbrook Art Museum, the Flint Institute of Arts, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.