|RECOLORATION PROCLAMATION: THE GETTYSBURG REDRESS: A John Sims Project
September 3-26, 2004
Artist Reception: Friday, September 3, 6-8 pm (Part of the Town of Gettysburg's "First Friday" Events)
Artist Gallery Talk: Thursday, September 2, Noon
Recoloration Proclamation explores the politically-charged image of the Confederate Flag and its powerful status as a vexing symbol of the American Civil War and the conflict's social aftermath. This exhibition is a compelling comment on the complexities of symbol warfare and race relations.
Related Lecture: "Razing the Flag: Nationalism and Dissent in Contemporary Art." Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Assistant Professor of the History of Art and Architecture and of Afro-American Studies, Harvard University, Thursday, September 16, 5:15 pm, Mara Auditorium, Master's Hall, Room 110. Please Note Location Change!
|Reinventing Tradition in a New World: The Arts of Gu Wenda, Wang Mansheng, Xu Bing and Zhang Hongtu
October 7- December 15, 2004
Special First Friday Reception: Fri., Nov. 5, 6-8 pm!
Artist Reception: Thursday, October 7, 5-7 pm
Artist Panel and Gallery Talk: Friday, October 8, Noon
Four internationally known Chinese-born artists, now living in the United States, are brought together for this important exhibition dealing with the aesthetic intricacies to be found in the works of artists who embrace multiple cultural identities.
Related Lecture: "Contemporary Art in China." Feng Boyi, Chinese Artists Association, Beijing, China, Friday, October 8, 2:30 pm, Science Center, Room 200.
Funding for this Exhibition Provided by The Freeman Foundation
January 20 - February 13, 2005
Artist Reception: Thursday, January 20, 5-7 pm
Artist Pizza Talk: Friday, January 21, Noon
Works in all media by the studio faculty of the Department of Visual Arts.
|BAG IT: WORKS BY LORI CRAWFORD
February 17- March 11, 2005
Artist Reception (New Date!): Thursday, February 24, 5-7 pm
Artist Pizza Talk (New Date!): Friday, February 25, Noon
Crawford's investigation into notions of race, identity and perceptions of beauty utilizes as its primary medium the brown paper bag, upon which the artist transfers digital portraits of women of various ethnicities from around the world. Based on traditions within the Black community which compared one's skin complexion to that of a brown bag, the Bag-It project extends the notion of racial bias to explore the more global phenomenon of discrimination towards women.
|CATHERINE WIDGERY: Bit Memories
A Site-Specific Installation
March 16 - April 17, 2005
Artist Reception: Wednesday, March 16, 5-7 pm
Artist Pizza Talk: Thursday, March 17, Noon
Massachusetts sculptor Widgery creates evocative sculptural objects and installations involving everyday components. When combined, these elements result in assemblages of unique mystery and power.
An Exhibition in Two Installments:
**Two Artist Receptions!: Friday, April 22, 7-9 pm and Friday, April 29, 7-9 pm
First Installment: April 22 - 26, 2005
Second Installment: April 29 -- May 3, 2005
An edited group of works by ALL artists will be re-hung for viewing May 9 - 15.
Capstone exhibition for graduating studio art majors.