Tag : Indiana University

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Emilio Sanchez’s Visions of Light: Caribbean Architecture Reimagined at IU Art Museum

October 9th at 6pm

IU Art Museum
1133 E 7th St. 
Bloomington, IN

Anke Birkenmaier, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, will discuss the Cuban-American artist Emilio Sanchez’s fascination with the patterns, colors, and forms of Caribbean architecture. Based on memory and his Sanchez’s travels, these images suggest aspects of nostalgia, identity, and a sense of place.

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Naked Spaces: Architecture in Art

January 18 through April 5, 2013

The Kinsey Institute
Morrison Hall 313
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
 

Drawing on the Kinsey Institute’s permanent collections,Naked Spaces investigates the ways artists manipulate architectural representation to communicate ideas about sex, gender, and the erotic. Architectural form is used by artists working around the globe–and across time–as an invitation to view, but also as a plea for privacy; architectural space is used a framing device as well as screen. The diversity of artworks included in the exhibition creates an opportunity for viewers to consider the role played by the built environment in the construction of their own private and public identities.

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