Through a Glass, Darkly – Environment

Works included in DuPont II implore visitors to consider the natural world. Glass has been…
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The Delaware Contemporary
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Wednesday, October 5
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12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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The Delaware Contemporary
200 S. Madison St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Description

Works included in DuPont II implore visitors to consider the natural world. Glass has been integral in humanity’s attempts to observe, encapsulate, preserve, and manipulate their environment. Glass is a naturally occurring material which exists on a geologic time scale, but is also extremely fragile in certain ways. Technologically, glass has allowed humanity to expand its understanding of the world beyond what can be seen with the unaided eye.

Kaitlin Pomerantz’s, To Name the Masters of Broken Earths, looks earnestly at the current state of anthropocenic disruption to earth’s ecosystems, while Kimberly Thomas’ Cloud Riding Contraption #3 offers a whimsical escape from this reality. Thomas’ jewelry-scale dioramas remind viewers that glass comes from both the natural and built environment and challenges perceived distinctions between the two. Her tiny enclosures show man-made detritus amidst pristine pastoral backdrops. The specific material and process that she uses are derived from a tradition of typically valuable objects, but she subverts this expectation, instead drawing attention to the abandoned; broken and thrown away.

Participating Artists: Sarah Briland, Daniel Cutrone, Amy Lemaire, Matt Meyer, Lukas Milanak, Anthony Monahon, Kaitlin Pomerantz, and Kimberly Thomas

DuPont II Gallery

OPENING EVENT: September 9, 2022 | 5 – 9 PM

 

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