November 6 - January 27, 2008
Opens November 6, 6-9pm
The Irving Norman retrospective “Dark Metropolis: Irving Norman’s Social Surrealism” will be on display at the Katzen Arts Center at American University in Washington, DC, as part of the ART of CONFRONTation: AU Exploring Human Rights through Art” series of exhibitions, which includes “Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib”
The Claiming Space exhibition showcases nineteen founders of the Feminist Art Movement in America, emphasizing their large-scale, innovative, and politically confrontational pieces of the 1970s.
The exhibition opens with a reception on Tuesday, November 6th from 6-9pm and runs through January 27th. There were be a gallery talk with Katzen director and curator Jack Rasmussen on Saturday, December 1st.
Dark Metropolis: Irving Norman's Social Realism presents visions of urban hell by a West Coast artist (1906-1989) who used his art to enact social reforms.
A Conversation with Fernando Botero
Date/Time: November 6, 2007, 2:00 PM
Location: Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
Artist Fernando Botero will discuss his work with School of International Service (SIS) faculty and students. Botero's friend, Diego Arria, a prominent human rights activist and former Venezuelan Ambassador to the United Nations, will also participate in this dialogue along with SIS Dean Louis Goodman.
Free and open to the public.
Katzen Arts Center at American University in Washington, DC. The Katzen Arts Center is located on Ward Circle at the intersection of Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues in NW Washington, D.C.