Collectors Circle: Wrightwood 659
Thursday, July 18 2019
6:00 - 7:30pm
Join us on a private tour of the current exhibition at Wrightwood 659. Wrightwood 659 is a new exhibition space conceived for the presentation of exhibitions of architecture and of socially engaged art. This major exhibition, which occupies all four floors of the new Tadao Ando-designed Wrightwood 659, features nearly 500 works.
About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art an exhibition about metamorphosis. The traditional view, that Stonewall represents the birth of a gay and lesbian movement, couldn’t be further from the truth on at least two counts: it hardly represents the beginning and it was never just gay and lesbian. This exhibition thus focuses on art in which boundaries blur, forms mutate, the natural is denaturalized, and the transgressive and transcendent are linked. In the works on view in About Face, sexuality, gender, ethnicity, and race—far from being clear categories—hybridize and overlap to the point that “queer” becomes a verb, not a noun.
This event is open to Collectors Circle members only. Please RSVP to Karina Quintana
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