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Mythos

September 19 - October 25

Virtual Reception:
Friday, October 9, 2020 | 7 pm
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This all- visual media group exhibition presents work by artists who illustrate contemporary interpretations of mythology, folklore, and legends. This exhibition takes the symbolism and allegory of mythology and recontextualizes them in terms of current perspectives. The juror for this exhibition was Dr. Michele Greet.

Featured artists: 

Florence Alfano McEwin, Green River, WY
Petra Barth, Castleton, VA
Ken Beerbohm, Columbia, MD
Saya Behnam, Leesburg, VA
K. Johnson Bowles, Raleigh, NC
Nico Gozal, Suitland, MD
Alice Kresse, Bethesda, MD
Kristi Kuder, Battle Lake, MN
Rosemary Luckett, Wilmington, DE
Virginia Maksymowicz, Philadelphia, PA
Cindy Packard Richmond, Annandale, VA
M.A. Papanek-Miller, Chicago, IL
Katherine Pedrick, Washington, DC
Kenneth Reed, Falls Church, VA
Alessandra Ricci, Reston, VA
Annie Rochelle, Knoxville, TN
Jon-Joseph Russo, Washington, DC
Michelle Simoneau, Reston, VA
Judy Tallwing-McCarthy, Baltimore, MD
Judith Thompson, Purcellville, VA

About the Juror
Dr. Michele Greet 
is Professor of modern Latin American art at George Mason University and Director of the Art History program. She is also president of the Association for Latin American Art. She is the author of Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris between the Wars, 1918-1939 (Yale University Press: 2018) and Beyond National Identity: Pictorial Indigenism as a Modernist Strategy in Andean Art, 1920-1960 (Penn State University Press: 2009). She is co-editor, with Gina McDaniel Tarver, of the anthology Art Museums of Latin America: Structuring Representation (Routledge: 2018). She has lectured widely on modern Latin American art and published articles in national and international journals including Papers of SurrealismJournal for Surrealism and the Americas, Artelogie, and Journal of Curatorial Studies. She has also written exhibition catalogue essays for MoMA (New York), Museu de Arte de São Paulo, El Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico City), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and El Museo del Barrio.

 

Image Credit: Virginia Maksymowicz, Panis Angelicus, 2012. Fiberglass resin, hydrostone.

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September 19
End:
October 25
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Target Gallery

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Studio 2 – Target Gallery
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