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The Beauty of Decay Art Exhibition Opening Reception

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

In our consumer society that disposes everything that isn’t new, decay is a scary word, conjuring thoughts of obsolescence, advancing age, and death. But decay can be beautiful as shiny metal rusts and abandoned buildings crumble. Death is an inevitable part of life that can be denied but not avoided. Three local artists will explore these themes in The Beauty of Decay, a new group exhibition at the Takoma Park Community Center with a free opening reception on Jan. 10 at 7 pm.

Kristina King crafts handmade paper riddled with holes and fraying edges to explore decay and fragility. David Mosher photographs himself in deteriorating buildings, evoking scenes of melancholy and neglect. Drawing from personal loss, Chrissy Wilkin’s paintings offer mandalas that show life coming full circle, revealing how we continue to live in spirit even after death.

Details

Date:
January 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/363027744454905/

Venue

Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Organizer

City of Takoma Park
Phone:
301.891.7119
Email:
arts@takomaparkmd.gov
Website:
http://bit.ly/2bI5izG

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