About Anthony Sims
My art is a reflection of the raw energy and intense emotions of the Mississippi Delta blues and hip hop. It is a chaotic and brutal explosion of color and form that seeks to capture the essence of what inspires these powerful musical genres. Through my work, I strive to convey the pain, struggle, and resilience of the human spirit, as well as the beauty and joy that can be found in even the darkest of places.
I am drawn to the frenetic rhythms and intense lyrics of blues and hip hop, as well as the deep cultural and historical significance of these art forms. My art is an attempt to capture the soul and channel it into a visual form. Whether through vibrant and bold brushstrokes, rough and textured surfaces, or unexpected and jarring juxtapositions, I seek to create a visceral and unforgettable experience for the viewer.
Ultimately, my art is a celebration of the human spirit and the power of creativity to transcend pain, suffering, and oppression. It is a reflection of my own personal journey and my connection to the cultural traditions that have shaped me. Through my work, I hope to inspire others to find their own voices and express themselves boldly and fearlessly.
TIME Magazine & Black Dove Gallery / Miami / 2022