Arts Culture

The Colorful World of Darius Quarles

Darius Quarles perches in front of the canvas. He tucks one brush behind his ear and loads another with green paint. Each stroke brings Elizabeth Cotten to life, mapping out her face like an intricate color by number. Except Quarles doesn’t need Crayola markers or a color key. He’s got acrylics and artistic intuition. Quarles […]