Painting of seated figure with costumed figure standing, by John Bankston

John Bankston: 20 Years in the Rainbow Forest

February 17 - April 20, 2024

Rena Bransten Gallery is pleased to present a selection of paintings from the last two decades by San Francisco based artist John Bankston. Deeply committed to expanding access to the Black imaginary, Bankston’s work provokes and entices as he suggests abstracted narratives through queer fantasy characters on their quests through the personified landscape of the Rainbow Forest.


Gallery installation view of John Bankston

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