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One-of-a-kind meets once-in-a-lifetime as the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) begins to wrap up Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose, an unprecedented exhibition showcasing 51 of some of the foremost contemporary artists of our time in Virginia Beach on view now through Dec. 31, 2016.
This MOCA curated retrospective celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the new contemporary art magazine Hi-Fructose. This exclusive exhibition features world-renowned artists such as Ray Caesar, Beth Cavener, Wim Delvoye, Audrey Kawasaki, Kris Kuksi, Travis Louie, Tara McPherson, Marion Peck, Jeff Soto, Gary Taxali, Erwin Wurm, and many others that have never been shown together in one place at one time. Accolades about Turn the Page have been numerous, along with the miles’ visitors are traveling to view this unique and rare exhibition.
“I traveled over 500 miles to view this exhibition and it was worth it!” – “I had one day in Virginia Beach and had to visit Virginia MOCA”. – “Visually breathtaking… make a trip to MOCA. It will AMAZE you!”
Ten years ago, two San-Francisco-based artists, Annie Owens-Seifert and Daniel “Attaboy” Seifert started an art magazine to share the type of art they loved. Over the years, Hi-Fructose magazine has become an influential publication with a devoted international readership, celebrating diverse art that transcends genres from artists who break away from conventional trends.
If you haven’t viewed this spectacular exhibition, make plans now!
Turn the Page closes Dec. 31, 2016.
Visit virginiamoca.org for more information.
“Black infants in America are now more than twice as likely to die as white infants—11.3 per 1,000 black babies, compared with 4.9 per 1,000 white babies, according to the most recent government data—a racial disparity that is actually wider than in 1850, 15 years before the end of slavery, when most black women were…
he ownership of images has a long and nuanced legal history, which has evolved dramatically in recent years as cultural standards and photographic technologies have rapidly advanced
The show, which honors the 50th anniversary of an exhibition history once ignored, continues a series of projects documenting Wilmington’s contemporary art scene.
Renty and his daughter Delia. Renty was an enslaved African, kidnapped from the Congo, sold and forced into slave labor on the South Carolina plantation of B.F. Taylor
What is the relation between possessing a person, possessing their image, and dispossessing their progeny
As a scholar of African American history and photography whose work has focused on the status of violent images in museums and archives, I fully support the validity of Ms. Tamara Lanier’s claim and the amicus brief.
Two K-12 art teachers will each receive a $1,000 cash gift and an additional $500 to put toward classroom art supplies. Nominations are due October 31.
The daguerreotypes of Renty Taylor, Delia, Drana, Alfred, Jack, George Fassena, and Jem remained in an unused storage cabinet until 1975, when it was discovered by an employee of the Peabody Museum.
I am writing in support of the amicus curiae brief submitted by Professor Ariella Aïsha Azoulay of Brown University for the full restitution of the daguerreotypes of Renty Taylor and his daughter Delia, currently held by Harvard University, to their familial descendant, Tamara Lanier.
We cannot be indifferent to the long-lasting effects of photography. The photographs at the center of Lanier v. Harvard are relentless in making Renty and Delia Taylor work and perform as slaves. The pain inflicted on them has not ceased. Photography has the capacity to propagate harm, and we have the moral obligation to interrupt…