Archive for February, 2008

Sweet - The Art of the Contemporary Rock Poster

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Sweet - The Art of the Contemporary Rock Poster Opening Reception 5:00 - 7:00pm
Art/Sociology Building Atrium, University of Maryland
Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 3:00pm Gallery Talk/Lecture

The Art Gallery is excited to present an exhibition that showcases the cutting edge experimentation taking place in silk-screened rock posters right now. Sweet: The Graphic Beauty of the Contemporary Rock Poster features twenty-eight of the leading artists/groups of silk-screened contemporary rock posters, on view Wednesday, February 6 through Saturday, March 29, 2008. Artist Jesse LeDoux creates a site-specific installation, Masters of Balance, in the back gallery that displays the versatility of the screen printing technique, and artist Tim Gough creates unique signage for the exhibition utilizing silk-screening and other media applied directly to the walls.