Saturday, January 29, 2011

Laura Evans and Jessica Straus in Trigger and Reconfigure

Trigger and Reconfigure
Jan. 22 - Feb. 21, 2011
Jewitt Gallery at Wellesley College

This exhibition explores how an artwork begins with an encounter between an object or image and the artist. The found form, not necessarily interesting or beautiful to others, is so compelling to the artist that it must be engaged with, seized even. Intuitively the artist understands the possibilities this form offers for reinvention. And thus the art-making process begins. There will be dialogue surely, sometimes a grappling, a coaxing or a nudging of this form until new light or a new life emerges.

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