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Wood as Muse (@ the Art Complex Museum)

  • Art Complex Museum 189 Alden Street Duxbury, MA, 02332 United States (map)

Making art with wood is not an arbitrary decision. For the artists in this show, wood is theír muse and the source of their inspiration. Each artist has an affection for wood that comes from a very personal place. ln fine art, the mastery of materials and craft must serve the aesthetics of the work. We selected contemporary art for this exhibition that speaks through wood as its medium. We placed several different approaches to using wood in juxtaposition, bringing individual voices into focus. We see wood, as a medium, in the true sense of the word "an intervening substance or agency for transmitting or producing an effect." Each artist in the show approaches wood from a conceptual framework that yields surprising and divergent results.

Exhibition Dates: May 7 - September 3, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, May 21, 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Artist Talk, Amy Archambault: Saturday, June 24, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Admission and events are free and open to the public.

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