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KMAC's Summer Exhibition, Second Life, Member Preview

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Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft 715 W Main St Louisville, KY 40202

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Attend the exhibition preview of Second Life offered exclusively to you as a KMAC Member on Friday, June 13 from 7 to 9pm. Drinks, light bites, exhibition overview before the public opening, and an opportunity to meet other art patrons.

Second Life
Curated by Joey Yates

Through taxidermy and other uses of the vestiges of animate beings, Second Life explores the themes of preservation, death, and survival. The exhibit examines taxidermy in recent art history starting with the use of ornithological practices in the work of 19th century painter John James Audubon and the subsequent work of artists like Jochem Hendricks, Adam Fuss, and Damien Hirst.

Second Life reveals how artists are driven by the human impulse to give life to the lifeless, to reanimate the deceased, and to transcend the body.

Exhibition Sponsors:
Jody and P.A. Howard
Leslie and James Millar
Steve Wilson

Image: Andrea Stanislav, Tycho Magnetic Anomaly (TMab) Mirror, 2012. Mirror acrylic, cast polyurethane taxidermy goat form, steel, MDF, epoxy resin, synthetic metallic polyester fur, glass goat eyes, 81" x 36” x 73".