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"Harriet Casdin-Silver: Beauty and the Political Body" reception

The UMF Art Gallery ushers in the spring semester with the bold work of Harriet Casdin-Silver, a pioneer in the medium of holography and a supremely articulate artist-provocateur. The exhibit “Harriet Casdin-Silver: Beauty and the Political Body” is free and open to the public. It runs from Jan. 31-March 7, 2013, with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7. This exhibition brings together many of Casdin-Silver's best-known holograms. Her work sometimes fragments the body literally and metaphorically, sometimes reveals it fully, as in her joyfully nude double self-portrait as a septuagenarian, “70 + 1 + 2.” Using the unique realism of holography to provoke a powerful response from the viewer, Casdin-Silver said, "my mission was to help women grow in every way
Thursday, 07 February, 2013
05:00 PM
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07:00 PM

Cost:
Free

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University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery
246 Main St.
Farmington, ME 04938

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