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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Exhibition Detail
World Beats: Global Contemporary Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404


July 30th, 2011 - July 15th, 2012
Opening: 
July 30th, 2011 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Hand Shaped Earring), Yasumasa MorimuraYasumasa Morimura,
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Hand Shaped Earring),
2001 , Color photograph on canvas
© Courtesy of the artist & Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Post-colonial hybrid, cultural masquerade, outsider art, ultra-baroque, post-minimalist, global realism, drag art—these are just some of the ways the works in this gallery have been described. Their common thread is a global viewpoint balanced by strong ethnic and cultural references.

Using a wide range of media (including textiles and found objects), the artists of these works explore the complex relationship between the global and the local in the world today—a world in which personal, geographical, and cultural borders are frequently crossed via travel, the media, and the Internet. Although provocative, threatening, and even cynical at times, these works suggest an optimistic search for universal meanings and understandings. In the process, they also suggest new possibilities and hopes for a global future.


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