Jacob Berendes: Animal Year

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Jacob Berendes: Animal Year

jacob berendes animal year

There’s a closing reception tonight for Animal Year, a lively exhibition of about 250 fabric pieces that Jacob Berendes made daily in 2004 and 2005. Some of them are stuffed animals – the artist’s preferred term – some of them have qualities of stuffed animals – a plush crucifix, a staring cassette tape, a coquettish bottle of Windex – and some are scrappier than that. It’s hard to pick favorites, though Berendes expressly instructs you to. The one that looked like a yeti’s severed thumb? The “Cute Little Watcher”, a moss green square made on Christmas? The foam rubber Keith Haring baby? “Burning Building with Lawn Feet”? The muscly ghost, arms crossed like a nightclub bouncer? Spend some time with this one. It’s fun.

January 31 2019

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Date: January 31
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: Free
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Venue

Sutton St Gallery

159 Sutton Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States

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