WHAT: The Visual Artists Guild presents ART & DEMOCRACY IV Exhibition to highlight the 20 Year Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre and the Fall of the Berlin Wall with the work of 33 acclaimed artists highlighting the political and social struggles of our world and the human desire for civil liberties.
WHEN: Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 6 – 9 pm. Admission free
WHERE: Gallery H, 222 East 34th Street (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.) New York City
Enter through Club H Fitness.
WHO: Thirty-three artists from the US and around the world. Participating artists include Taiwan-born Long-Bin Chen, known for his sculptures and installations carved from telephone books and Yellow Pages, and Melissa Atkinson, known for her” Berlin Crosses” etching . Also, Award-winning Chilean artist Guillermo Bert will feature two from his ironic Bar Code Series that encode the word Democracy in the actual art, and Melissa Atkinson. The Consulting Curator for this show is Cynthia Nadelman.
Join us at the October 8th Opening! Meet the artists, and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, and gift bags. The Art & Democracy celebration includes a 3-month series of poetry readings and film screenings: future events: 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 12/3.
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Following three successful shows in Los Angeles, this is the Visual Artists Guild’s first New York exhibition.