Posting Date: January 20, 2011

Kennesaw State presents Romanian art exhibition
Event offers unique view of post-Communist bloc country

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770-499-3417 or cbrown@kennesaw.edu

 

Adrian Ghenie. "Berlin Zoo 2," 2009, Courtesy of Ambassador Nicholas F. Taubman and Mrs. Jenny Taubman.

KENNESAW, Ga.—The Kennesaw State University Art Museum & Galleries presents "Invisible Body, Conspicuous Mind" from Jan. 27-March 3 in the Art Gallery in the Sturgis Library. The free exhibition features contemporary Romanian art and will begin with an opening reception on Jan. 27 from 5-8 p.m.

This exhibition seeks to answer the question: How does a citizen become a non-entity? With choices from the collection of Ambassador Nicholas and Jenny Taubman, the exhibition features contemporary Romanian art that visually confronts issues of identity, providing a window into a unique post-Communist bloc country. It becomes an evocative reflection of life and culture around the world.

The exhibition is a "Year of Romania" event and is guest curated by Lara Taubman.

The Art Gallery is located on the lower level of the Sturgis Library and is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday evenings and 1-4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information on the Art Museum and Galleries at KSU, visit here.

 


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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including new doctorates in education, business and nursing. A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 22,500 from 142 countries.

The KSU College of the Arts is one of only four Georgia institutions to have achieved full national accreditation for all of its arts departments.

 

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