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    Tinman and Friends: Art Inspired by Fictional Characters

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    March 17 - March 31, 2012


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    Tinman and Friends: Art Inspired by Fictional Characters

    Opening Reception:

    Saturday March 17, 2012, 3-6 p.m.

    From Titian's 16th-century Venus to Andy Warhol's iconic 20th-century Mickey Mouse, artists have long been inspired by fictional characters of mythology and culture.
    This group show features the work of 12 artists working in a range of mediums including installation to sculpture; drawing to collage. Their work ranges from Lindsey...

    Opening Reception:

    Saturday March 17, 2012, 3-6 p.m.

    From Titian's 16th-century Venus to Andy Warhol's iconic 20th-century Mickey Mouse, artists have long been inspired by fictional characters of mythology and culture.
    This group show features the work of 12 artists working in a range of mediums including installation to sculpture; drawing to collage. Their work ranges from Lindsey Randolph’s highly interpretive drawings inspired by Sponge Bob Squarepants to Samuel Rowlett’s humor-filled drawings referencing the Wolfman and other storybook characters. 3D work includes a Flash Gordon inspired rocketship by Somerville’s own Skunk as well as Leika Akiyama’s installation “Spawneze” made up of the fictional offspring of Godzilla and pregnant Barbie.

    FEATURING:
    Leika Akiyama
    Jennifer Swanson Downes
    Jim Downes
    Jen Fries
    Joseph Geary
    Elizabeth Kellogg
    Jeff Langevin
    Fionn McCabe
    Dorothy Amore Pilla
    Samuel Rowlett
    Lindsey Rudolph
    Skunk


    The Nave Gallery

    155 Powderhouse Blvd
    Somerville, MA 02144

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    Admission Info:

    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    1pm to 5pm


    Phone: none


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