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Dec 07, 2017
11:00am

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ICA at Maine College of Art

ICA at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101

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Free

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207-775-3052

Confabulations of Millennia

October 6 @ 11:00 am – December 8 @ 5:00 pm, Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm, Thursdays 11am-7pm, First Fridays 11am-8pm

Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm

Curated by artist Richard Saja, Confabulations of Millennia brings together the works of 19 contemporary artists who take direct inspiration from the 18th and 19th centuries. Using established styles, techniques and objects perfected in the 18th and 19th centuries, the 19 artists assembled deploy history as a springboard in order to speak to the intricacies and inconsistencies of modern life be they social, political or aesthetic.

Artists include: Elise Ansel, Martha Arquero, John Brauer, Joey Chiarello, Emily Diaz Norton, Douglas Goldberg, Jeremy Hatch, Beth Katleman, Ryan Wilson Kelly, Melora Kuhn, Livia Marin, Oscar Sancho Nin, John O’Reilly, Erin M. Riley, Richard Saja, Anthony Sonnenberg, Ryan Swanson, Vadis Turner, Julia Whitney Barnes

Masthead Image: Beth Katleman, Hostile Nature, USA (detail), 2014
The ICA at Maine College of Art is free and open to the public. Wednesday–Sunday 11:00am–5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am–7:00pm, and First Fridays 11:00am–8:00pm.