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Mad Elga Unmasked

Friday, October 26, 2012

7:00 PM

  • For Everyone

 

 

Mad Elga Unmasked

Friday October 26

7:00 pm   Contemporary Galleries

7:30 pm   Reception

 

 

Jane Hammond, American, b.1950; Mad Elga II, 1997; oil and mixed media on canvas. Founders Society Purchase, Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman Fund, with funds from Joan Ortiz (1999.112)

 

When creating costumes and guises Jane Hammond plundered the storeroom, jumbled everything togerther, and then painted them one-by-one on her game-board shaped canvas Mad Elga II.    Elga and friends sport many types of masks ansd we invite you to wear one too? Curator Rebecca Hart talks about the array of personae and characters depicted in Hammond's work.  Join in the spirit of Halloween fun by donning your own mask or costume and making a detour to the contemporary gallery “Times Not History.” Prizes awarded for best masks and costumes judgin categories TBD! 

 

To register for this event please go http://janehammond-es2.eventbrite.com/#

 

FMCA Fourth Friday for Friends talk held in contemporary galleries

Sponsored by the Friends of Modern and Contemporary Art