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Hamilton College Opens New Art Exhibit In Emerson Gallery

Portrayal of men and women in new art exhibit
Courtesy of Emerson Gallery

Clinton, NY (WIBX) – A new art exhibit featuring the portrayal of men and women through the eyes of the Artists, opened this week in Hamilton College’s Emerson Gallery. The exhibit is on display through April 3rd and includes paintings, drawings and photography. John Sonsini a Rome native, is the Artist behind the “Men Exhibit” that features paintings and drawings of Latino day laborers in Los Angeles.

The “Women are Beautiful” exhibit by Garry Winogrand, features a selection of photographs taken during the 1960s and 1970s of women that according to the release, “reveal rapidly shifting notions of femininity.”

Polaroids of never before exhibited portraits of celebrities and other Artists by Andy Warhol are also on display. An opening reception for the three exhibitions will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 4:15 p.m. The exhibits are open to the public and free to attend.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Opening reception and gallery conversation with artist John Sonsini

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 4:15 – 6:30 p.m. in the Emerson Gallery

Screening and discussion of David Wojnarowicz’s film, A Fire In My Belly

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 5:00 p.m. in the Kirner-Johnson Building 127 (Red Pit)

Following the screening of A Fire in My Belly, there will be a panel discussion about this film that was recently removed from an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

The Emerson Gallery is located on Hamilton College’s campus in the Christian A. Johnson Hall, directly behind the Chapel. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. For information on parking and wheelchair accessibility, contact the gallery at 315-859-4396 or toll-free at 866-556-5116 or at the gallery’s web site www.hamilton.edu/gallery.

Portrayal of men and women in new art exhibit
Courtesy of Emerson Gallery
Art Exhibit
Courtesy of Emerson Gallery
Art Exhibit
Courtesy of Emerson Gallery

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