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September 22, 2011

Celebrate the opening of two exhibitions:
Dario Robleto: Survival Does Not Lie In The Heavens

and Black White Gray Blue.

Thursday, September 22 / 5 - 7:30 pm
Cash bar, complimentary hors d'oeuvres

Music by Brazilian 2wins

Admission: $5; members FREE



Above left:
Dario Robleto (American, born 1972)
Some Longings Survive Death, 2008 (detail)
Glacially released 50,000-year-old woolly mammoth tusks,
19th-century braided hair flowers of various lovers intertwined
with glacially released woolly mammoth hair, carved ivory
and bone, bocote, colored paper, silk, ribbon, typeset
57x 8 x 53 inches
Courtesy of the artist and ACME, Los Angeles, CA

Above right:
Kara Walker (American, born 1969)
The Means to an End . . . A Shadow Drama in Five Acts, 1995
Hard-ground etching and aquatint on paper
Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections;
Gift of Doreen M. and Kirk V. Blunck, 2009.72.a-.et




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