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Past Is Prologue: History in Contemporary Art

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

May 04 2022
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Jul 31 2022
Past Is Prologue: History in Contemporary Art

Yinka Shonibare, Wanderer, 2006. Wood, plexiglas, fabric, brass, 42 1/4 x 22 x 5 inches. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA. Museum purchase, 2016.38

​The artists assembled in this exhibition mine the past, using American history and the history of art of the western world to explore issues of gender, identity, memory, race, and truth

​The artists assembled in this exhibition mine the past, using American history and the history of art of the western world to explore issues of gender, identity, memory, race, and truth. With paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs drawn from the permanent collection, this show includes works by Sandow Birk, Nicholas Galanin, Sally Mann, Kerry James Marshall, Cara Romero, Yinka Shonibare, and Kara Walker, ​among others. Whether photographing historic sites, adopting imagery

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Free Admission

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Addison Gallery of American Art

3 Chapel Avenue, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810

PARKING INFO

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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Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: No
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