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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Arts + Literature Laboratory opening at River Street Gallery Saturday night

River Street Gallery
72 Blatchley Ave., New Haven, (203) 776-3099
Through Mar. 21, 2009.
Opening reception: Sat., Jan. 10, 6—8 p.m.

Press release

River Street Gallery at Fairhaven Furniture is proud to present a juried exhibition of 11 national artists by Arts + Literature Laboratory (ALL). Oppositions explores dichotomy, juxtaposition and/or binary opposition. This exhibition includes book arts, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. The artists selected employ layered meanings such as colonialism to romanticism; representations of the human body and gender conventions; perception and psychological structures; and the artworks range from conceptual to realist to ephemeral.

The featured artists include: Meg Bloom (New Haven, CT); Sarah Buckius (Ann Arbor, MI); Jeanne Criscola (North Haven, CT); David Taylor (West Hartford, CT); Suzanne Gainer (Maynard, MA); Wes Kline (Gainesville, FL); Derek Leka (West Haven, CT); Steven McCarthy (St. Paul, MN); Giang Pham (Tulsa, OK); Barbara Raidl (Chicago, IL); and Pierre St-Jacques (New York, NY).

Oppositions is the first exhibition organized by ALL since returning to its roots in February 2008. To learn more about ALL, visit: The opening reception will take place Sat., Jan. 31, 6—8 p.m.

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