Asian Arts & Culture Center's Asian Connection Series continues:
iona rozeal brown: afro-asiatic allegory
Center for the Arts Asian Arts Center
February 9-May 12, 2012
Opening Reception and Curator's Talk: Saturday, February 11, 2-4 p.m.
Guest Curator: Professor J. Susan Isaacs
iona rozeal brown, one of the nation's most exciting artists, created a theme after traveling to Japan in 2001. Informed by Ukiyo-E, the fashionable genre painting also known as "pictures of the floating world," brown's Asian cultural investigations and interpretations offer profound commentaries about mimicry, gender and constructions of culture. The large scale installation features a selection of paintings and prints as well as a new mural created exclusively for this exhibition, which will be completed in the gallery. The public is invited to an open studio to view the mural in progress. brown will aslo conduct a workship with students of th New Song Academy, a school that has a long history of collaboration with Towson University.
Open Studio: February 7-9, 4-5 p.m.
Artist Lecture: Febrary 9, 6:30 p.m. Center for the Arts Lecture Hall
In cooperation with the Department of Arts + Design, Art History, Art Education