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Art As Reparations: This Painter Is Cutting His Prices For People Who Live East Of Troost In Kansas City
Painter Harold Smith is enjoying a period of professional success, and he wants friends who live east of Troost Avenue in Kansas City to share the rewards with him. Smith's 2019 solo show at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art featured large-scale, boldly-colored paintings of a group of people he says he feared were becoming invisible: everyday, hard-working, Black men.