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New York

Wave Hill

Exhibition Detail
In Response: Summer Projects
Curated by: Jennifer McGregor
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue (front gate)
675 West 252nd Street (mailing)
Bronx, NY 10471-2899


June 11th, 2008 - September 1st, 2008
Opening: 
June 11th, 2008 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Birds and bees on a vine, 2008 detail, Christopher RussellChristopher Russell,
Birds and bees on a vine, 2008 detail
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Wave Hill’s garden setting inspires six artists who invigorate the rooms of Glyndor and the south lawn with provocative installations that contrast the wildness of nature with the human impulse to intervene: Andrew Cooks, Maria Martinez-Cañas, Christian Nguyen, Milton Rosa-Ortiz, Christopher Russell, Scherezade.

Free gallery tours are offered on Thursdays at 12noon and Saturdays at 2:15pm.

June 28 & 29, 1–4pm: Build Up a Nature WallFamily Art Project led by Scherezade, collage your own hanging paper wall.

July 5 & 6, 1–4pm: Buildings Under the Earth, FamilyArt Project led by Christian Nguyen, draw and color an underground fantasia.

July 12, 1–3pm: Demonstration by Christopher Russell who sculpts bees and birds from clay.

July 13, 2:15pm: Exhibition Tour with curatorJennifer McGregor and artists Christian Nguyenand Milton Rosa-Ortiz to get a behind-the-scenes look at the projects in the exhibition.


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