Highland Park • Pittsburgh, PA 15206 • 1-412-661-1498
A Gallery of Haitian Art
|" My Life as a Tree" by Edouard Duval-Carrie 2007. Mixed media on metal|
Contemporary Haitian Art
August 27-October 16, 2007
Columbia College Chicago
[C] Spaces: Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
Opening reception and Haitian Market
Artists Eugene Andre, Celeur, Guyodo
For more information, contact Mark Porter 312-344-6643
|Vodou Riche is an exhibit of contemporary Haitian art curated by Neysa Page-Lieberman, who describes the show as "... a group exhibition of recent work created within the social, political and spiritual context of Vodou, Haiti's national religion. The artists embrace a history of appropriating imagery and incorporating found objects, a practice born from necessity and great invention. Haitian art absorbs and interprets visual culture so masterfully because of its foundation in Vodou, a culture that was born and survives due to its history of accomodation and inclusion. As Haitian artists embrace new methods and media, their work grows increasingly vital in the contemporary art world. In Haiti and its diaspora, artwork spans from urban artist collectives who create monumental sculpture from reclaimed materials to established artists who deconstruct traditional Haitian genres to illustrate contemporay issues. Painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video, textiles and assemblage are presented in this multimedia exhibition."
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