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BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art

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Occurring Sunday, February 21, 2021 - May 16, 2021 on Sun Mon Tue Wed Thur
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dennos Museum Center
1410 College Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49686
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BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art explores the imaginative ways that air is used as a tool to create large-scale sculptures. The artists in BLOW UP II translate everyday materials and imagery into larger-than-life, yet nearly lighter-than-air art that is rich with meaning, resulting in a wide array of works that are figurative, conceptual, and abstract. Inflatable works are often initially regarded as whimsical or humorous, yet they can contain serious critiques of pop-culture, social norms and the politics of space. BLOW UP II explores the complex relationship between the familiarity of the material combined with serious commentary, creating a dialogue around reinterpretation.

Curated by Carrie Lederer and organized by Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA.

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