Real, Natural, and Unsustainable

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Because There's a There, Here is Just Fine, 2010 Acrylic, Cedar, Cigarette Butts, Eurocast, Fertilizer, Foam, Found Plastic, Garbage From Denver Parks, Insulation, Lichen, Moss, Organic Material From Denver, Sponge, Steel 55 Gallon Drum, Wood Lumber
Real, Natural, and Unsustainable
Curated by: Brooke Grucella

University of Arizona
1031 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721
August 27th, 2010 - November 11th, 2010
Opening: August 27th, 2010 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

United States
9am -5 pm Mon - Fri
University of Arizona


August 27- November 11, 2010
Closing Reception Date: November 4, 5 - 6:30 pm

Gregory Euclide’s work explores the manner in which we experience nature and how these encounters are tied to the cultural practice of fabricating landscapes as idealized constructs. His recent compositions are a series of sculptural “captures” made by pouring paint or liquid adherent over the natural environment. Euclide uses the complexity and interconnectedness of the environment as the content and conceptual framework for his art. In "Real, Natural, and Unsustainable,” Euclide will explore the Tucson landscape, building ethereal, bucolic topographies to provide an explorable vignette of our local surroundings. His work is a manifestation of the tension between our desires to engage, preserve and sustain the natural world and the demands our lifestyles place upon the environment.
Gregory Euclide’s work has been shown in exhibitions at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, White Walls, San Francisco, and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. He recently completed his installation, “Because There’s There, Here is Just Fine” for the Biennial of the Americas held in Denver, Colorado.

Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Free to the public every day
The Joseph Gross and Lionel Rombach Galleries are located on the
University of Arizona campus between the Museum of Art 
and the Center for Creative Photography. Parking is available
on 2nd Street, east of Park Avenue or in the parking garage
north of Speedway on Park Avenue.
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