THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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Alexandra Opie: Wonder Box

Details:

Viewing our exhibits is free because of the generosity of Horicon Bank.

When:
September 4, 2020 – October 17, 2020 all-day
2020-09-04T00:00:00-05:00
2020-10-18T00:00:00-05:00

Wonder Box by Alexandra Opie

Exhibition will be on display from September 3 – October 17, 2020

A mask or face covering is required in the building. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

An artist exchange talk will begin at 6 pm on Wednesday, September 30 with a Q&A about her exhibition: Wonder Box.

You may attend in person or at home via Zoom. We will meet with her via Zoom in our building. Capacity will be at 10%. Free admission and open to the public. Cash bar available.

Reserve your spot: In-person or via Zoom. See link below.
A mask or face covering is required in the building. We will watch the Zoom Q&A talk in our building.
If you choose to watch the Q&A talk via Zoom at home, we will email you the Meeting ID and Password.

Please RSVP HERE. 

The antique forms of tintype, ambrotype, and prints from glass-plate negatives allow for a heightened awareness of the intense beauty and mystery of the mundane. These plant parts are photographed in extreme macro–with an eight-foot long camera and a scavenged military aerial survey lens–in a way that intentionally confuses perception. The resulting ambiguous scale, in conjunction with a composition reminiscent of portraiture, lends a corporeality to these plant specimens. Lines between plant and human are blurred as these organic forms mimic the familiar: silhouettes, hands, gestures, viscera, genitalia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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