Xavier Daniels: Cry Like a Man

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In the second grade, Xavier Daniels received a letter from his art teacher. His instructor placed the paper in an envelope, instructing her student to give it to his parents. The letter, Daniels explained, suggested he should apply to a specialized art school. He was accepted and enrolled the following year. Today one might say the Atlanta-based artist has come full circle—exhibiting in gallery shows, including two solo exhibitions at the Richard Beavers Gallery in Brooklyn and Soho, respectively, as well as a show with Almine Rech in Paris in May 2022 and Shanghai in the Summer of 2023. Now an instructor himself, the Morehouse College alumnus—and former firefighter—teaches at Atlanta Technical College. He appreciates the opportunity to give back…

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