The Art of Protest

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The Art of Protest

linda behar peace cylinder

There’s a fair amount of one-dimensional anger in The Art of Protest, an all-encompassing group show that tackles subjects randing from homophobia and polluted waterways to the president and, uh, the president. (There’s a lot about the president, including a gold leafed turd fossil.) But the show’s real standouts are its least confrontational pieces: Sally Schluter Tardella’s foldout book, for instance, mixes military aircraft with pigeons. Linda Behar’s Peace Labyrinth [pictured] is a large, solemn diptych with untranslated texts cut out of wall-mounted paper: she collaborated with Iranian artist Raheleh T. Filsoofi to show similarities between the Hebrew story of Esther and the Persian Declaration of King Cyrus. It’s quite beautiful and very effective.

December 03 2017


Date: December 3, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Imago Foundation for the Arts

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Warren, RI 02885 United States

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