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Opening Reception for Rosamond Purcell: Nature Stands Aside

Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art at Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA

Sep 16 2022
Opening Reception for Rosamond Purcell: Nature Stands Aside

Rosamond Purcell Mangabey with Wave-Washed Book, Universiteitsmuseum, Utrecht, 1995. Inkjet print, Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist ©Rosamond Purcell

Join Addison Gallery for American Art for a festive evening to celebrate the opening of this significant retrospective exhibition

Murre eggs nestled in cotton that appear to have been decorated by an overzealous Abstract Expressionist, a blanched piranha charging ahead in a glass jar of orange-tinged formaldehyde, a cast off typewriter transformed by time into an octopean tangle of rusticles. From luscious large format Polaroid prints to objects rescued from obscurity, the empathetic, evocative, and multifaceted work of the photographer and conceptual artist Rosamond Purcell (b. 1942) explores the ill-defined interstices

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Free and open to the public.

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Addison Gallery of American Art

3 Chapel Avenue, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810


Parking is available on Chapel Avenue, and in the parking lot between Cochran Chapel and the Andover Inn (across the street from the Addison on Chapel Avenue). Nearby on-street parking is available on Bartlet Street. A second parking lot is available behind Graves Hall, across Main Street (accessible via School Street).


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