Thursday, January 12, 2017

Exhibition: “Speak to Me” - show runs through Thursday, January 12, 2017 at National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies

Exhibit “Speak to Me” Sept 24 2016-Jan 12, 2017 at National Gallery Cayman
Exhibition: “Speak to Me” - Members’ Preview on Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm; show opens to the public on Saturday, September 24, 2016 through Thursday, January 12, 2017 at National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies; Event Details - Where: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands; Location: Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Grand Cayman; Tel: 345-945-8111; email: events@nationalgallery.org.ky
Event Description: “On view from 24 September 2016 through 12 January 2017 and curated by Emé Paschalides, 'Speak to Me' is an unusual examination of art as a language and the visual ‘dialects’ we mostly encounter, from paintings to installations. The title of the exhibition is a call to confronting art and all it expresses fearlessly, with the certitude that there is an idea in each work that real artists always seek to share, and that we should never abandon to find, develop or even invent. The show hopes to remind us what art history has demonstrated – that great works do not just communicate at a cultural level but transcend the particular to speak to our common humanity, and help us think. While works from private and public collections – from both Cayman and non-Cayman artists - constitute a large part of the show, the curator has also invited a handful of Cayman artists to create new works, including Wray Banker, Randy Cholette, Nasaria Suckoo-Cholette, Pippa Ridley and Simon Tatum, to explore how artists communicate, from the traditional language of sign and symbol to the language of abstraction and conceptual installations. This exhibition has been kindly sponsored by Mourant Ozannes. A special Members’ Preview will take place 23 September 2016 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm ...” — Read more: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/ExhibitionsGallery/event-SpeakToMe and https://www.facebook.com/NatGalCayman
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