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Waxing Poetic

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Vesta 5:02 pm, 2009 Encaustic And Mixed Media 36"X40" © Marybeth Rothman
Waxing Poetic
Curated by: Millie Burns

Marymount Manhattan
221 East 71st Street
New York, New York 10021
December 6th, 2010 - January 12th, 2011
Opening: December 6th, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mmm.edu/departments/art/the-h...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
upper east side
PHONE:  
(212) 517-0400
TAGS:  
figurative photography mixed-media, encaustic realism, figurative, modern, traditional

DESCRIPTION

With works that range from abstract designs to figurative paintings, the artists in this exhibition explore the ancient tradition of encaustic painting. Encaustic painting involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added and then applied to a variety of surfaces. December 6, 2010 - January 12, 2011. Reception December 9, 6 - 8 pm.