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Untitled (Interiors), 1997 © Courtesy of the Artist and Jack Shainman Gallery
Front Room

10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
November 18th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013
Opening: November 18th, 2012 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.artbma.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
spedroni@artbma.org
PHONE:  
443-573-1700
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday–Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday–Sunday 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
TAGS:  
photography

DESCRIPTION

The BMA’s celebrated Front Room series returns with eight stunning color portrait photographs by the acclaimed South African artist Zwelethu Mthethwa (pronounced zweh-LEH-too mm-TATE-twa). Selections from three of his most compelling series include large-scale images of South African youth in elaborate church uniforms, interior portraits of South Africans that show aspects of their domestic life, and laborers amidst the stark landscape of the sugar cane industry. Mthethwa (South African, born 1960) has had over 35 solo exhibitions in venues around the world, including the 2005 Venice Biennale.

The Front Room series’ smart, lively, and engaging exhibitions change every four months throughout the year. Look for a range of solo artist shows and thematic exhibitions with an international and multidisciplinary perspective that showcase some of the most innovative artists and ideas of our time.