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april, 2024

"Layo Bright: Dawn and Dusk" Exhibit Opening

07aprAll Day"Layo Bright: Dawn and Dusk" Exhibit OpeningThe Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Event Details

On exhibit from April 7, 2024 to October 20, 2024 | Opatrny Vestibule, Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Dawn and Dusk is Layo Bright’s first solo museum exhibition featuring new and borrowed works in glass and pottery made between 2019 and 2024. The show brings together several ongoing series tracking Bright’s synchronized jumps from figuration to abstraction. Working in the round, on the wall, and in relief, Bright’s practice centers narratives of ancestry, feminism, mass migration, and the African diaspora. She cites her matrilineal heritage, Nigerian Ife bronze heads and West African textiles, as well as contemporary artists Simone Leigh, Kara Walker, Wangechi Mutu, Fred Wilson, and Alison Saar as her inspirations.

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Time

All Day (Sunday)(GMT-04:00)

Location

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

258 Main Street, Ridgefield CT 06877