Channeling modern debates round what constitutes democracy as its backdrop, Krzysztof Wodiczko: Portrait is a brand new projection-installation that prompts the Harvard Art Museums’ iconic late 18th-century portrait of George Washington with voices, faces, and opinions from throughout the political spectrum at present.
Together with the “Portrait” fee, two just lately acquired drawings by Wodiczko are additionally on show. The works are research from the artist’s Homeless Automobiles sequence, created in the late Nineteen Eighties in session with people experiencing homelessness as a critique of former US President Ronald Reagan’s financial insurance policies. Krzysztof Wodiczko: Portrait is on view by way of April 17, 2022.
The set up is curated by Mary Schneider Enriquez, Houghton Curator of Trendy and Modern Art, Harvard Art Museums.
In its personal galleries, the Harvard Graduate College of Design (GSD) will current a career-spanning look at Wodiczko’s work. Interrogative Design: Selected Works of Krzysztof Wodiczko will likely be on view from October 21, 2021, by way of February 20, 2022. Earlier than visiting, please go to the GSD website for up-to-date data on public entry to the college’s galleries.
The museums are open Tuesday to Sunday with free admission on Sundays. Reservations and proof of vaccination are required for all visits.
For extra data, go to harvardartmuseums.org.
Krzysztof Wodiczko: Portrait is made potential by the Graham Gund Exhibition Fund, held collectively by the Harvard Art Museums and the Harvard Graduate College of Design.
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