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School of Visual Arts Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Social (Group Show)
Curated by: Richard Brooks
209 East 23 Street
New York, NY 10010


June 7th, 2010 - June 26th, 2010
Opening: 
June 7th, 2010 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Untitled 1, Elektra KBElektra KB, Untitled 1,
2009, Cut paper on typewriter manual, 11"x 8 1/2"
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Social

June 5 - 26, 2010
Reception: Monday, June 7, 5-7pm

School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents “Social,” an exhibition of collage, photography, painting and sculpture by students and alumni that examines current global conditions and cultural legacies. The exhibition is curated by Richard Brooks, assistant director of student galleries.

 

Elektra KB’s politically charged paper collages are reminiscent of John Heartfield’s anti-Nazi photomontages. Combining her own photos with popular magazine imagery onto sheets from a vintage typewriting manual, the artist contrasts the brutality of war with seeming domestic bliss.

 

 


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