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"Pictures for an Exhibition"
2000-03-17 until 2000-04-14
USA United States of America
Pictures for an Exhibition an
exhibition of some 30 abstract paintings by artist Varteni will be on
display at Boston College from March 17 to April 14. Varteni, an
Armenian originally from Istanbul, came to the United States in her
teens. She received a degree in fine arts from the University of
Central Florida. Now a resident of Watertown, Mass., Varteni has had
her work shown in solo and group exhibitions in Boston, New York,
Washington, DC, and Paris, among other cities. Pictures for an
Exhibition, located in the Universitys Lower Campus Dining Halls
Heights, Boston and Newton rooms, is free and open to the public daily.
A concert by an international musical ensemble led by composer
Vuk Kulenovic of the former Yugoslavia will open the exhibition on
March 17 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the world premier of
Pictures for an Exhibition. Kulenovic, a professor of composition,
counterpoint, harmony, conducting and music theory at Berklee College
of Music, has performed in Europe and in the US. Kulenovic is the
winner of many international awards, including the United European
Radio Broadcasting Award for the symphony Icarus, the Bemus Award for
the piano concerto Boogie, and the Preshern Award for the symphony
Quasar OH 476. He composed music for the documentary Prelude to
Kosovo: War and Peace in Bosnia and Croatia.
A reception featuring Varteni and Kulenovic will follow the concert.
For more information, contact organizer Boston College Fine Arts
Professor John Michalczyk at 617-552-4295.