Dulles International Airport to host exhibition of photographs from the lnter-American Development Bank's art collection
From May 2 through October 31 at the Gateway Gallery of Metropolitan Washington's biggest air terminal
During six months, millions of travelers passing through Dulles International Airport will be able to visit a photographic exhibition organized by the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority's Arts Program.
The show, The Big Picture: A Photography Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the IDB Cultural Center, will be open to the public from May 2 through October 31, 2012 at the Gateway Gallery, located in the connector walkway between the AeroTrain C-Gates station and the C Concourse.
Comprising 44 striking images from the IDB's permanent collection, as well as pieces previously shown at other art events held by the Washington, DC-based international finance institution, The Big Picture highlights Latin America's and the Caribbean's cultural wealth and diversity, as seen through the lens of 22 leading contemporary photographers from 13 countries.
The works, which stand out for their quality and conceptual depth, were done using a variety of techniques, styles and formats. Curated by Debra Corrie, the exhibit includes photographs by artists such as Luis Gonzalez Palma of Guatemala, Sebastian Mello Salaberry of Costa Rica and Gerard Hanson of Jamaica.
IDB Cultural Center
Inter-American Development Bank
External Relations Department
Cultural, Solidarity and Creativity Affairs Division
1300 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20577
Tel. (202) 623-3278