Gallery Talk by Corrie Slawson @ Akron Art Museum, Akron [7 December]

Gallery Talk by Corrie Slawson


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07
December
18:30 - 19:30

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Akron Art Museum
1 S High St, Akron, Ohio 44308
Free and Open to All

Connect with artists featured in Heavy Metal at these artist-led gallery talks. Discover how each artist works and what inspires them. Meet in the gallery at 6:30 pm for these free dialogues.

The artist collected the source imagery for the buildings and greenery interspersed among the patterns in this painting during a research trip to Tijuana, Mexico. The title is drawn from a related text written by Slawson’s husband, journalist Marc Lefkowitz, who accompanied her on the trip.

image: Corrie Slawson, “The sun rises over the canyon mixing with ocean air. It lifts a crimson haze on a succulent studded hillside. Palm trees shudder. The ocean hammers the rocks below.” (detail), 2017, photo lithography, screenprint, colored pencil, oil, acrylic, gold leaf and spray paint on paper, 23 x 63.75 in. Courtesy of the artist.

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Upcoming Heavy Metal artist talks:
Thursday, January 4 • Kathy Buszkiewicz
Thursday, January 18 • Sherry Simms
Thursday, February 1 • Sarah Paul
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