Edgar Arceneaux

A Number of Intersections (A Collision of Belief Systems #1), 2015, Graphite, colored paper, tape, on vellum, 38.75" H x 37.75" W, Photo cred: Jeff McLane

A Book and A Medal, 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, handcrafted steel frame, 41.50, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

King Vanitas, Third Stage: When Things Become Relics (To Each Below, The Above, 1968), 2014, Enamel on silk, aluminum, 38, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

PLATONIC SOLIDS DREAMING/DETROITS SHRINKING, 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, graphite and ink on vellum, layered over colored paper, in a hand crafted steel frame, Five parts, each 38, Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer




PLATONIC SOLIDS DREAMING/DETROITS SHRINKING (Octahedron), 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, graphite and ink on vellum, layered over colored paper, in a hand crafted steel frame, 38, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

PLATONIC SOLIDS DREAMING/DETROITS SHRINKING (Hexahedron), 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, graphite and ink on vellum, layered over colored paper, in a hand crafted steel frame, 38, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

PLATONIC SOLIDS DREAMING/DETROITS SHRINKING (Tetrahedron), 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, graphite and ink on vellum, layered over colored paper, in a hand crafted steel frame, 38, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

PLATONIC SOLIDS DREAMING/DETROITS SHRINKING (Dodecahedron), 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, graphite and ink on vellum, layered over colored paper, in a hand crafted steel frame., 38, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

PLATONIC SOLIDS DREAMING/DETROITS SHRINKING (Icosahedron), 2014, Painting on mirrored glass, graphite and ink on vellum, layered over colored paper, in a hand crafted steel frame., 38, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

King Vanitas Second Stage: When Objects Become Things, Two Placemats, 2014, Wrought iron, glass, enamel, 16.25, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

A Time To Break Silence: The Trading Futures Constellation, 2014, Single-channel HD video with color and sound, books, crystallized sugar, vitrine, monitor, 1 hour and 4 minutes, 60.50, SVLAP Solo Show, September 6 - October 18, 2014; Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

The Slave Ship Zong Massacre 1781, Malady Mythology I-VIII, 2013, Mixed media collage on paper, 8 works, total dimensions 89" H x 243" W (226.06 cm H x 617.22 cm W)*, Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

Untitled, 2011-2012, Acrylic, dirt, chalk pastel, graphite on paper, 65" H x 72" W (165.1 cm H x 182.88 cm W), Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

The Slave Ship Zong, 2011, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 80" H x 130" W (203.2 cm H x 330.2 cm W), Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

Detroit Monolith, It's Full of Holes, 2011, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 72" H x 129" W (182.88 cm H x 327.66 cm W), Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

Detroit City Ruin, 2011, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 60" H x 48" W (152.4 cm H x 121.92 cm W), Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

Blind Pig #8, 2011, Charcoal graphite on paper, 90

Blind Pig #8, 2011, Charcoal graphite on paper, 90

Blind Pig #8, 2011, Charcoal graphite on paper, 90

Blind Pig #5, 2011, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 92

Blind Pig #6, 2011, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 60

Installation View

The Crystal Palace, 2010, metal shelving blocks, partially burnt cardboard boxes, sugar crystals, Overall dimensions variable, approximately 98 x 25 x 104 each, detail

The Gods of Detroit (muuesms and lirbraeis), 2010, Clay, charcoal, enamel on unstretched canvas, 108 x 68

The Gods of Detroit, 2010, Clay, charcoal, enamel on unstretched canvas, 108 x 68 each

Installation View

Orpheum Returns- Fires Creation, 2010, Glass vitrine, wood shelf, clay, science book, sugar, 57 x 59 x 25

Orpheum Returns- Fires Creation, 2010, Glass vitrine, wood shelf, clay, science book, sugar, 57 x 59 x 25, detail

2010, Installation View

The Crystal Palace, 2010, metal shelving blocks, partially burnt cardboard boxes, sugar crystals, Overall dimensions variable, approximately 98 x 25 x 104 each

The Crystal Palace, 2010, metal shelving blocks, partially burnt cardboard boxes, sugar crystals, Overall dimensions variable, approximately 98 x 25 x 104 each, detail

2010, Installation View

Blind Pig #3, 2010, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 72

Blind Pig #1, 2010, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 59

Blind Pig #1, 2010, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 59, detail

American Natural History, 2009, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 60

The Dawn of Man, 2009, Acrylic, graphite, rocks on paper, 224 x 132,5 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

The Fall of Man, 2009, 178,5 x 147,5 cm, Graphite, oil, acrylic, collage on mylar on acrylic on paper, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

Detroit, 2009, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 185 x 156,5 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

Dragged Mass as Allegory, 2009, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 160 x 231 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

American Natural History, 2009, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 153 x 228,5 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

Myth, Nature, Man: an Advancement of Evolution, 2009, Inkjet on paper, 35,5 x 19,3 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

The Sea Baby, 2009, Acrylic, graphite on paper, 153 x 84 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

Untitled, 2009, Inkjet on paper, 51 x 36 cm, Photocredit Lutz Bertram, Berlin

Number of Intersections, Exercise #51, 2008, Graphite, charcoal, carbon on drywall, Wall Dimensions 39'6, ArtBasel Miami

Number of Intersections, Exercise #48, 2008, Graphite, dirt, pencil, charcoal and gesso on paper, 60, ArtBasel Miami

Number of Intersections, Exercise #49, 2008, Graphite, dirt, pencil, charcoal and gesso on paper, 56, ArtBasel Miami

Number of Intersections, Exercise #50, 2008, Graphite, dirt, pencil, charcoal and gesso on paper, 50, ArtBasel Miami

Ophiuchus constellation is the 13th sign of the zodiac, 2008, Graphite, dirt, gesso, charcoal and enamel on paper, 60

Eyes floating in the abyss, 2008, Graphite, dirt, gesso, charcoal and enamel on paper, 100

Giant fractured glass tripod, 2008, Enamel, oil paint, and lead on glass, wood frame, steel tripod, Overall dimensions: 92 tall, 58 wide and 4 deep; Glass: 62 x 58

Kennewick Man, 2006, Charcoal on paper, 120

Untitled, 2007, Charcoal, graphite, spray paint on paper, 80

Untitled, 2007, Charcoal, graphite, spray paint on paper, 80

Untitled, 2007, Graphite, charcoal, dirt on paper, Diptych, 49

Untitled, 2007, Graphite, charcoal, dirt on paper, Diptych, 49

Untitled, 2007, Charcoal, spray paint on paper, 79

Platonic Solid, 2006, Charcoal on cut paper, 36

Burned up and crippled, 2008, Silkscreen on paper, canvas, wood, thumbtacks, 106.5

Untitled (Wheelchair Drawing), 2006, Carbon transfer on paper, charcoal, oil paint, wooden frame, 124

The Immeasurable Equation, 2005, Graphite, tape, colored paper on frosted vellum, 46

Untitled, 2004, Colored paper, tape, pencil, on frosted vellum, 41 1/2

Failed Attempt at Crystallization, 2002, Glass, sugar crystals, wood, mirror, text book (Alex Haley:, 55 3/4