NYC: Special GALA Viewing of Plastic Age: IN/OUT (Art Exhibit) with Artist Barbara Madsen
Saturday, APRIL 25, 2:30 - 4:30 PM.
Includes reception and brief artist comments at 3 PM.
Join us for a special LGBTQ GALA viewing of the art exhibit Plastic Age: IN/OUT
with Artist Barbara Madsen (comments, Q&A and private questions).
Barbara Madsen is known for her works in installation, sculpture, photography and video. Her vast collection of cast-off 20th century industrial matter -- spark
plugs, machine parts, welding masks, light switches, rubber, plastic,
prosthetics, artificial eyes, and much more – serve as fodder for her work depicting a voracious world gone awry.
1. Art and Pictures
Collections, now until August 17, 2015.
Barbara Madsen is the Associate Professor at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.
recent videos have been broadcast in Germany, France, and Italy. She has had solo exhibitions in Italy, Scotland, the Czech Republic, Serbia, and the United States. Her works have been shown in numerous international exhibitions in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Her art has been exhibited at the New York Public Library, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, the Lowry Lab Theater in Minneapolis, and at the International Print Center New York. She has been a visiting artist in New Zealand, Serbia, Belgium, Scotland, the Czech Republic, and Singapore. Her works are in the collections of the New York Public Library, Library of Congress, Dartmouth College, University of : United Arab Emirates, Art Center; Shenzhen, China, and Amoco Corporation.
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Thanks to the Art and Picture Collections at Mid-Manhattan Library and to Artist Barbara Madsen for inviting us, to Natasha of Yale GALA for organizing and to Co-hosts: FFR/Princeton BTGALA (host list in formation)