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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

'Voices and Conversations' exhibition at Orlando Museum of Art is a must-see gathering of contemporary artists

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 4:28 PM

click to enlarge Bisa Butler, 'Wangari Maathai', 2020, quilted wax print fabric - PHOTO COURTESY OMA
  • Photo courtesy OMA
  • Bisa Butler, 'Wangari Maathai', 2020, quilted wax print fabric
Currently on display at the Orlando Museum of Art, the group exhibition Voices & Conversations of contemporary American artists involves some heavy (and familiar, to OMA-goers) names with a focus on issues of identity, inclusion, activism and engagement.

Artists represented in Voices include Nick Cave – you’ll get another chance to scope out his Soundsuit – along with Therman Statom, Bisa Butler, Kyle Meyer and Kerry James Marshall.
click to enlarge Kyle Meyer, 'Unidentified 105a,' 2019, archival pigment print hand-woven with wax print fabric - PHOTO COURTESY OMA
  • Photo courtesy OMA
  • Kyle Meyer, 'Unidentified 105a,' 2019, archival pigment print hand-woven with wax print fabric

You’ll see glass installations, woodcuts, and even a quilted portrait by Butler of activist Wangari Maathai (pictured above) that made the cover of Time magazine.



Voices & Conversations will be up at OMA through May 2, 2021 and should not be missed. Book your advance timed ticket here.


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