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This Friday! GALLERY WALKTHROUGH WITH ARTIST AMY CUTLER, AD&A Museum, UC Santa Barbara

GALLERY WALKTHROUGH WITH AMY CUTLER

When: This Friday, September 14th 5:30-7:30pm
Reception to follow
Location: Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara

Join us for a special gallery walkthrough with Amy Cutler. The Brooklyn-based artist will discuss her exquisitely detailed paintings, all the while taking visitors through the gallery relating information about specific works and her technique. This is an event not to be
missed!

The visionary, whimsical work for Brooklyn-based artist Amy Cutler will be featured in a one-person exhibition at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum during the summer of 2012. Cutler is internationally recognized for her works on paper executed in gouache, pen and ink, or graphite. In Cutler’s highly engaging compositions, female figures are clothed in exquisitely patterned garments and participate in bizarre tasks which evoke the irrational state of the dream world yet find resonance with quotidian experience. Cutler’s sources are manifold, including 19th century graphic design and book illustration, Persian miniatures, folk art, and Victorian art.

The exhibition travels to AD&A Museum from SITE Santa Fe. Cutler’s work has been featured in one-person exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Museum of Contemporary Art Kansas City, and others. Cutler participated in surveys at MoMA PS 1, the 2004 Whitney Biennial and others. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hammer Museum at UCLA, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more information visit: http://www.museum.ucsb.edu/exhibitions#cutler

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