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Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art

  • David Winton Bell Gallery 64 College Street Providence, RI 02912 United States (map)

I am excited to be a part of this awesome survey at the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University. The work of 15 or so artists will be on display from Sat Jan 23rd- Sunday March 27th, 2016.

Artist Polly Morgan will be speaking at the reception on Feb 5th, 

On Feb 26th, the symposium starts with Rachel Poliquin. 

On Feb 27th, there will be presentations by Petra Lange-Berndt, A Life of Its Own: Taxidermy as Craftivism; Steve Baker, Beyond Botched Taxidermy; Stephanie Turner, Animal Skins, Photoraphic Surfaces: Taxidermy as Lens Craft; Bryndis Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson, Fading Symbols, Disappearing Worlds: The Cultural Lives of Endagered Species; Cary Wolfe, Curating the Life/Death Relation: The Case of the Passenger Pigeon; and (at 4:30pm) Mark Dion & Robert Marbury, et. al., Playing with Dead Things: The Ethics of Animal Bodies in Art.

Artwork by Maurizio Cattelan, Kate Clark, Mark Dion, Nicholas Galanin, Thomas Grünfeld, Damien Hirst, Annette Messager, Polly Morgan, Angela Singer, Deborah Sengl; and photographers Snæbjörnsdóttir and Wilson, Karen Knorr, Richard Barnes, Jules Greenberg, Sarah Cusimano Miles, Richard Ross, and Hiroshi Sugimoto.



Earlier Event: September 19
Morbid Anatomy Print Launch