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Global Flows

September 6 – November 18, 2012
Public Opening Reception: September 11, 5:30-8:00PM
Curatorial Introduction to the exhibition:
September 11 @ 6:30PM and October 19 @ 11:00AM
Koppelman Gallery

Organized by the Tufts University Art Gallery in conjunction with faculty in the Department of Art History, this exhibition of historical and contemporary art and artifacts examines "the global" as both a historical phenomenon and a cross-cultural exchange of ideas, objects, and aesthetics. Visitors become explorers by following suggested itineraries through this focused exhibition of 21 works, representing a diverse array of mediums from around the world.

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For images and information on each work in the exhibition, select the links below:

Listen to our guided tour stops here:

STOP 6: GLOBAL FLOWS—Brian Walton, Emily Monty, MA2013, Art History, Tufts

STOP 7: GLOBAL FLOWS—Samuel Bochart, Emily Monty

STOP 8: GLOBAL FLOWS—Paul Lukez, Daniel Abramson, Professor of Architectural History and Theory, Tufts

STOP 10: GLOBAL FLOWS—Kao Group, Mosquito, Daniel Abramson

STOP 11: GLOBAL FLOWS—Kao Group, Kibera, Daniel Abramson

STOP 12: GLOBAL FLOWS—Katsushika Hokusai, Ikumi Kaminishi, Associate Professor of Asian Art and Architecture, Buddhist Art, and Narrative Studies, Tufts

STOP 13: GLOBAL FLOWS—Textile Fragment, Eva Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Islamic Art, Tufts

STOP 14: GLOBAL FLOWS—Polyglot Psalter, Eva Hoffman

STOP 15: GLOBAL FLOWS—Siiti Maani, Emily Monty

STOP 16: GLOBAL FLOWS—François Boullaye, Emily Monty

STOP 17: GLOBAL FLOWS—Endless Dream, Monica McTighe, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art, Tufts

STOP 18: GLOBAL FLOWS—Armenian Pitcher, Christina Maranci, Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Associate Professor of Armenian Art and Architecture, Tufts

STOP 19: GLOBAL FLOWS—Ecclesiastical Robe, Christina Maranci

STOP 20: GLOBAL FLOWS—Geisha and Ghost Cat, Ikumi Kaminishi

STOP 21: GLOBAL FLOWS—Pyxis, Eva Hoffman

STOP 22: GLOBAL FLOWS—Coca Cola Project, Monica McTighe

STOP 23: GLOBAL FLOWS—Sportello Quattro, Monica McTighe

STOP 24: GLOBAL FLOWS—Armenian Gospels, Christina Maranci

Cildo Meireles, Insertion into Ideological Circuits—Coca Cola Project, 1970; Coca-Cola bottles, transferred text, 7 inches high each, courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York; image courtesy of VARA.

Related Events:

Tuesday, September 11,
5:30-8:00 pm

with project curator Amy Ingrid Schlegel, Koppelman Gallery
Tuesday, September 11,
6:30 pm

with project curator Amy Ingrid Schlegel, Koppelman Gallery
Friday, October 19,
10:00-5:00 pm

Renée Green's 2009 film Endless Dreams and Water Between (74 min.), included in Global Flows
Screening will take place in Tisch 304
Tuesday, November 13,
7:00 pm

Sunday, November 18