Art Exhibition: “Microcosm” Presents 10 Aruban Artists

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ARC magazine’s Holly Bynoe informs us that ten contemporary Aruban artists are presently exhibiting their work at the Residence of the Dutch Ambassador in Washington, D.C. in the exhibition entitled “Microcosm.” “Microcosm” is open to the public by appointment only from September 19th to October 13, 2011, from 9:30am to 11:30am (o appointments on weekends or on Columbus Day, October 10). Reservations must be made by emailing was-gma@minbuza.nl  with the date and time requested.

This multi-disciplinary exhibition—consisting of site-specific installations, sculpture, mixed-media assemblage, video, paintings, collage, photography and drawings—brings together the artwork of noted Caribbean artists: Ciro Abath, Joni Croes, Telka Van Dodewaard, Rob ter Haar, Glenda Heyliger, Elisa Lejuez Peters, Elvis Lopez, Alida Martinez, Osaira Muyale, Ryan Oduber and Hugo Palmar. These artists—some of which have exhibited internationally and won several awards—represent the diverse and eclectic reality of the Aruban “Microcosm” within the Kingdom.

This exhibition, sponsored by the…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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