Bordering Utopia: Sculptures by Brian Tolle

Oded Hirsch: Three Videos

October 6 – December 12, 2015

Artist's Reception and Homecoming Welcome Wine Tasting Event:
Friday, October 9, 5 - 7 pm

Bordering Utopia: Sculptures by Brian Tolle
Featuring highly-crafted sculptures that combine detailed historical research with the latest techniques of production, Tolle explores America’s utopian quests from colonial times through the postwar era in the first exhibition to bring together his earliest work from the 1990s with more recent sculptures. Tolle received his B.S. in Political Science from UAlbany in 1988 and is best known for Irish Hunger Memorial, a public commission in Battery Park City, NYC... More

Oded Hirsch: Three Videos
Cast against stunningly formidable landscapes, a group of workers perform strenuous tasks across sea and land with anti-climatic results. Steered by unnerving determination, their efforts speak to the powers that drive collective faith, whatever the form... More

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