• Archie Rand

    The Contemporary Arts Center

    According to the dictionary, “remembrance” applies to a specific act of recall, and in all its senses it connotes intimate associations. Archie Rand is blessed with an astonishing range and depth of remembrance. He is blessed because his remembrance (it is not the same as memory) has not imprisoned or enervated him; instead, it stands before him like a finish line, a reason to run. Rand's goal is to account for everything that ever moved him, to evoke all his passions, to name all he has embraced and been embraced by. His passions include a cappella R & B groups from the ’50s, early Florentine

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