Monday, October 31, 2011
Three new pieces are on display at the Racine Art Museum in, "To Wear, Or Not To Wear."
Continuing colorful pattern throughout the museum, RAM Curator of Exhibitions Lena Vigna organized To Wear or Not to Wear, which showcases artist-made garments and objects of adornment that are both wearable and non-wearable. Visitors to the museum will discover a dress constructed of ceiling tin, a collar of airbrushed aluminum, and shoes made of discarded lottery tickets. This exhibition includes the work of emerging and established artists such as Daniel Jocz, Kay Khan, John Petrey, Marjorie Schick and Rebecca Siemering, from various backgrounds including metalsmithing, sculpture, fiber, and commercial photography.