Great Wave: Contemporary Art About the Ocean
Artists through the ages have looked to the ocean in all its majesty and terror for clues about the planet’s future. This group exhibition features contemporary artists who live near the coast, and whose work immerses us in a watery drama. Organized by longtime Bay Area curator Ann Trinca, this show finds inspiration in the work of Japanese ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai’s ubiquitous woodblock print The Great Wave. The Great Wave is recognizable across cultures as a symbol of the unpredictable power of the ocean. In a new era of awareness, this historic piece takes on wider meaning as a symbol of dangerous rising sea levels. Using The Great Wave as a jumping off point, the artists in the exhibition explore the ocean as an increasingly threatened source of beauty, mystery and strength. Artists include: Brandon Anderton, Tess Felix, Peter Hassen, Liz Hickok, Hughen/Starkweather, Luc Janssens, Josh Keyes, Richard and Judith Lang, Courtney Mattison, Allison Watkins and Angela Willetts.
Date & Time
January 12, 2020
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Bedford Gallery 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek 94596 CA US http://www.walnutcreekmagazine.com/businesses/ca-walnut-creek-bedford-gallery
$5 general admission; $3 youth (13-17); 12 & under free. Free for Bg Members.
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