Events for December 24, 2018
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The beauty and wonder of nature provides us with endless visual influences and opens infinite possibilities for art making. Experiences with the natural world can evoke memories, enhance the meaning of imagery and inspire the creative process. Artists Rebecca Hutchinson, Elena Lyakir and Amy Talluto guide us through their visions in Forces of Nature. Curated by Laura Schroeder and Claudia Schipper.Find out more »
Curated by Jared Packard-Winkler and organized for tour by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC, the exhibition is supported by Northern Trust, The Charles M. and Deborah G. Royce Exhibition Fund, the Connecticut Office of the Arts, Turner Construction Co., and a Committee of Honor chaired by Nancy Duffy, Julia Nusseibeh, Candace Procaccini, and Debbie Simon.Find out more »
On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Art is set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert Sagerman and Andrés Schiavo. The show will run through January 5th, and a public reception will be held on November 30th, 5-7pm, to coincide with the New Canaan Holiday Stroll. The artists in this exhibition are working with imaginative and distinct processes to create colorful and engaging visual experiences. Ellen Carey has been a groundbreaking experimental photographer for several decades, producing abstract images through the use of lens-based and camera-less methods. The show will feature her innovative one-of-a-kind “Caesura” photograms from the “Dings and Shadows” series created in light-tight rooms, a technique that harks back to the 19th Century when photography was in its nascent stages. Carey propels this medium to the 21st Century with her imagery, where a striking array of colors become the subject and the object of the artwork. Deborah Kass also acknowledges art historical forebears such as Andy Warhol and Ed Ruscha in works that appropriate and reclaim imagery and linguistics. She is known for unabashed expressions and a tongue-in-cheek audacity that are social and cultural commentaries, exemplified in the text-based […]Find out more »
The Dawn of Modern Medicine: Selections from the Medical Artifact Collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD.
The 19th century witnessed a remarkable transformation of the field of medical practice. At the beginning of the century, medical instruments were often beautifully crafted, but could not be sterilized.Find out more »
Presented in the Bantle Lecture Gallery, the exhibition Pressed for Time: Botanical Collecting as Genteel Pastime or Scientific Pursuit? explores the hobby and profession of plant collecting around the turn of the nineteenth century.Find out more »