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Event: SC - Wood Sculpture Art Exhibition [begins today]

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Added by Halsey_Institute , 07 Jan 2014


Taking place 31 Jan 2014 (Single Day Event)

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BOB TROTMAN: BUSINESS AS USUAL
Opens - Friday, January 31st
Closes - Saturday, March 8th


Artist Statement:

Working mostly in wood, I see my efforts in relation to the vernacular traditions of carved religious figures, ships’ figureheads, and the so-called “show figures” found outside shops in the nineteenth century. However, as a contemporary artist, I want to create installations that suggest an absurdist office-like arena in which we can see, more nakedly than usual, the elaborate posturings of power, privilege, and pretense that secretly, or not so secretly, shape the world we live in. My point of view is both sympathetic and critical: those with power have much to answer for. If there were such a thing as corporate purgatory, this is what it might look like.
FREE tours of our exhibitions are available by appointment.
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LOCATION:
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
College of Charleston
161 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
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FREE guided tours are available by appointment.
Contact Lizz Biswell // BiswellL@cofc.edu // 843.953.5957
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To learn more about Bob Trotman's artwork and see images, please visit http://halsey.cofc.e...nd-bob-trotman/



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