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Thursday, March 22, 6 pm
Commissioning Cultural Diplomacy: Art in Embassies Curator Sarah Tanguy in Conversation with Artist Anton Ginzburg
Anton Ginzburg, "Stargaze: Orion," 2016 (visualization), stainless steel, patinated bronze, paint, 267 x 96 x 132 in. (678 x 244 x 335 cm), U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies.
Dedicated to cultural diplomacy through the visual arts, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies is forging new public art models for U.S. diplomatic missions overseas. Highlighting Anton Ginzburg’s recent outdoor commission, Stargaze: Orion, at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Tanguy and Ginzburg will discuss the development of thematically specific work, the importance of cross-cultural exchange, and the special parameters of placing art on diplomatic grounds.
5:30 pm: Doors
6 pm: Conversation
7:30 pm: Light refreshments
Tickets: $15 general / $12 members
Saturday, April 21 at 8 pm
Harlem Quartet with Aldo López-Gavilán
Photo by Juan-Miguel Hernandez.
Harlem Quartet’s collaboration with Cuban pianist/composer Aldo López-Gavilán offers a joyously energetic concert experience. This collaboration sees López-Gavilán reunited with his older brother Ilmar, who left Cuba at age fourteen and went on to co-found Harlem Quartet. López-Gavilán and Harlem Quartet showcase scintillating chemistry in a broad variety of repertoire. Programs include American jazz standards, bossa nova classics, and several original compositions from López-Gavilán that take audiences on a journey through Cuba’s myriad musical traditions.
7 pm: Doors and light refreshments
8 pm: Concert
Tickets: $40 general / $30 members
Optional valet parking $10