"Confabulations of Millennia”

Confabulations of Millennia

Confabulations of Millennia

Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm

On view from October 6–December 8, 2017. The ICA at Maine College of Art is free and open to the public. Wednesday–Sunday 11:00am–5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am–7:00pm, and First Fridays 11:00am–8:00pm.

Curated by artist Richard Saja, Confabulations of Millennia brings together the works of 19 contemporary artists who take direct inspiration from the 18th and 19th centuries. Using established styles, techniques and objects perfected in the 18th and 19th centuries, the 19 artists assembled deploy history as a springboard in order to speak to the intricacies and inconsistencies of modern life be they social, political or aesthetic.

Artists include: Elise Ansel, Martha Arquero, John Brauer, Joey Chiarello, Emily Diaz Norton, Douglas Goldberg, Jeremy Hatch, Beth Katleman, Ryan Wilson Kelly, Melora Kuhn, Livia Marin, Oscar Sancho Nin, John O’Reilly, Erin M. Riley, Richard Saja, Anthony Sonnenberg, Ryan Swanson, Vadis Turner, Julia Whitney Barnes

Image: Beth Katleman, Hostile Nature, USA (detail), 2014


Art Opening

October 6, 2017 11:00AM through December 8, 2017 5:00PM

Maine College of Art, ICA
522 Congress St., Portland, Maine 04101 | 207-775-3052
Open Hours: Wed. – Sun. 11am-5pm, Thur. 11am-7pm, FFAW until 8pm