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“The Animals Look Back at Us” Opening Reception
Sep 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Suggested Donation
“For the first time in the history of art, the animals look back at us in art imagery. Their gaze is direct, an immediate address, a one-to-one relationship. The animals are fully present in all their living wholeness, vulnerability, intensity, and even ferocity. Rather than merely there for our admiration or projected needs, they are their very own being. The artists in this exhibition are in the vanguard of a new movement, which by resonating with the inner life of animals, is opening up a vital dialogue with our fellow sentient being.” – S. Henry
Sara Lynn Henry, independent curator and art writer, also Professor of Art History, Emerita, and N.E.H. Distinguished Teaching Professor of Humanities, Emerita, Drew University.
Terri Amig, George Boorujy, Catherine Chalmers, Stella Chasteen, Sue Coe, Lee Deigaard, Mary Frank, Jan Harrison, Gillian Jagger, Nina Katchadourian, Isabella Kirkland, David Marell, Christy Rupp, Alan Siegel, Janice Tieken, Eva van Rijn, Jess Wallace.
Event Listing Image: Jan Harrison, “Big Cat – Mountain Lion with Foliage Fur 2011″