Friday, December 25, 2015

Gallery Message: “Merry Christmas” from ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Merry Christmas” from ASTT - The Art Society of T&T
Gallery Message:  “Merry Christmas” from ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago; Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave; Federation Park, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 622-9827 or (868) 738-8273; Email: exhibitions@artsocietytt.org or admin@artsocietytt.org;  Hours: 10am-6pm daily.
Gallery Message: “The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago is closed to the public as of Saturday gone and will reopen in the new year with a very special exhibition titled "Sybil" - The works of Sybil Atteck deceased artist will be on show for ten days at the Society; The grand opening is to take place on the 11th January 2016.”Read more: http://artsocietytt.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/artsocietyTT
About ASTT: “Before the Trinidad Art Society was born, a small group of painters, poets and writers including Amy Leong Pang and Hugh Stollmeyer among others – dubbed the 'Society of Trinidad Independents,' taking their cue from the modernist movements in Europe- pointed the country into the headwinds of contemporary art. They revelled in Gauguin, Modigliani and the growing fascination with African art; their metaphysical leanings found a ready response in Shango – Baptist beliefs with strong echoes of Orisha in Benin. The group ran afoul of a fundamentalist press whose vitriolic attacks were partially responsible for the disintegration of the body (after nine years) in 1938. Their pioneering visual work, however, was to have a profound influence on the development of art in Trinidad and Tobago.”Read more: http://artsocietytt.org/about/
For further information: http://artsocietytt.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/artsocietyTT.

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