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NATURE MORTE OPENING RECEPTION
September 21, 2022 | 5:30 pmFree
The still life, a genre previously synonymous with 16th and 17th century Old Masters, has been imbued with contemporary resonance by London-based American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Petry’s book Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life Tradition inspires the exhibit of the same name, which brings together poignant, provocative re-imaginings of the traditional still life by more than 180 international contemporary artists. Both the book and the exhibition serve as memento mori — a reminder of the timeless themes of life, death and the irrevocable passing of time. The exhibit runs through Nov. 3