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Monday, February 06, 2012

New Institute Library show, "Stone Work," opens Saturday

The Institute Library
847 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 562-5045
Stone Work: Artists' Encounters with Hard Places
Feb. 11—Mar. 10, 2012.
Greeting of the Artists: Sat., Feb. 11, Noon—2 p.m.

Press release

I have seen sparks fly out
When two stones are rubbed,
So perhaps it is not dark inside after all;
Perhaps there is a moon shining
From somewhere, as though behind a hill-
Just enough light to make out
The strange writings, the star-charts
On the inner walls.
— from Charles Simic,"Stone"

Curated by Stephen Vincent Kobasa, Stone Work: Artists' Encounters with Hard Places will feature works by Marion Belanger (Web), Frank Bruckmann (Web), Daniel Buttrey (Web), Anne Doris-Eisner (Web), Emilia Dubicki (Web), Keith Johnson (Web), Constance LaPalombara (Web), Roy Money (Web), Kerry O'Grady (Web) and Matthew Weber (Web).

Stone Work will be on view from Feb. 11 through Mar. 10. The "greeting of the artists" will be Sat., Feb. 11, from noon—2 p.m.

Image is "The Last Frontier" by Anne Doris-Eisner.

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