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'Scenes from Within:’ Contemporary Art from China

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August 23, 2011

Blackbridge Hall Art Gallery and Georgia College Department of Art present, “Scenes from Within:” Contemporary Art from China.

The group art exhibition features 10 Chinese artists: Zhao Bo, Liu Bolin, Zhang Dali, Wei Dong, Zhang Gong, Li Jin, Wang Jinsong, Shen Shaomin, Cui Xiuwen and Wu Yi.

An art reception is slated for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. The exhibition will remain on display through Sept. 23 at 111 South Clarke St.

The survey exhibition presents a collection of 30 works of art, from paintings, prints, photography and ink on paper from internationally recognized artists from China. The artists touch upon topics of social and political issues, traditional cultural values versus modernity, consumerism and philosophical conceptual works that reveal the scenes from within a contemporary China, through the eyes of these artists.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

For more information call Gallery Coordinator Carlos M. Herrera at (478) 445-7025.

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For more information, contact University Communications at (478) 445-4477.