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2001-09-04 until 2001-12-30
Davis Museum and Cultural Center
Wellesley, MA—Obituary, an ongoing work by Joseph Bartscherer, opens September 4 at The Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College and continues through December 30, 2001. An opening reception with the artist will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 6:30pm on the Museum Plaza. The Davis Museum is at 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA on the campus of Wellesley College.
A conversation with Joseph Bartscherer and Arthur C. Danto, philosopher and art critic for The Nation, will be held from 5:30 t 6:30pm, preceding the reception. The artist and Mr. Danto will discuss the form and content of the work.
The reception includes music by those memorialized in Obituary by Wellesley College radio station WZLY and a performance by Wellesley College improvisational group Dead Serious.
Obituary is a single large-scale sculptural piece that displays in chronological order every issue of The New York Times since January 1, 1990 that carries a front-page obituary.
Installation view of Obituary
Marian Goodman Gallery
New York, 1995.