Me Too Monologues – the production about identity written, directed, produced, and performed by Duke students – held its fourth annual show in February. With nineteen monologues and fifteen performers spanning the Duke experience, Me Too has grown substantially since its inception….
While Alexander Calder may conjure images of abstract sculptures and mobiles, his work is rarely considered as a source of inspiration for contemporary artists. But in the new exhibition Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, thirty-four of Calder’s original works will be displayed alongside the work of seven contemporary sculptors to illustrate his influence on a new generation. The exhibit, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, will be on display the Nasher Museum from February 16 to June 17, 2012….
As a dentist who began collecting art in an attempt to answer the question ‘Who am I,’ Kenneth Montague’s humble origins make the art he collects particularly relatable. This question of self stemmed from an endless identity battle that began as he grew up in one of only a few black families in the border town of Windsor, Canada. Ken is also co-curator and lending collector of the exhibition Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, which runs from August 11 to January 8….