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Review: The political is personal and vice versa in McCallum and Tarry’s “Evenly Yoked” at Spelman

The personal is political in the work of Jacqueline Tarry and Bradley McCallum. The interracial couple, best known for powerful evocations of racial issues, explore the relationships among history, visual media and memory in “Evenly Yoked,” their absorbing exhibition at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.

As I wrote in my AJC review, the exhibition, a six-year survey, introduces a new theme: race and entertainment. "In the 'Projections' series, strikingly composed and deliberately blurred images such as Eddie Cantor in blackface, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson on stage and stills from films such as 'Imitation of Life' prompt thoughts about identity, stereotyping and the metaphor of the mask."

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