|Franklin Sinanan (Photo courtesy of the artist)|
|"Rooster" by Franklin Sinanan (Photo courtesy of the artist)|
Imagery and items associated with these rituals appear in works he's exhibiting in "The Afterlife," an exhibition running through Aug. 5 at ArtCenter/South Florida. It also includes works by Alex Heria, whose sparkly Swarovski crystal-laden religious icons depict the connection between Catholicism and money, and Byron Keith Byrd, who created "Religious Trap," a 9-foot cross made from more than 300 spring-loaded mousetraps.
Sinanan will exhibit paintings, including two that depict roosters as a reference to animal sacrifices, as well as "A Life's Journey Altar," his sculpture featuring tarot cards, rosary beads, angels, candles, skulls, Buddha statues, feathers, skeletons and artificial flowers ... To read the rest of Arterpillar's story, visit the July 8 Lifestyle section of the Sun Sentinel.
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