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Allies for Art: Work from NATO-Related Countries Exhibition Opens at Wilton’s browngrotta gallery [SPONSORED]
October 8 - October 16Free
Allies for Art: Work from the NATO-related countries runs Saturday, Oct. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 16 at browngrotta arts in Wilton. In contemplation of past and present political events, the Fall Art in the Barn event highlights work from 21 countries in Eastern and Western Europe.
The nearly 50 artists in the exhibition reflect diverse perspectives and experiences. Allies for Art will include art created under occupation, in the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s, art by those who left Hungary, Spain and Romania while occupied, and who left Russia in later years, including Jolanta Owidzka, Zofia Butrymowicz, Anna Sledziewska, and Krystyna Wojtyna-Drouet of Poland, Gyöngy Laky (Hungary/US), Ritzi Jacobi (Romania/Germany), Adela Akers (Spain/US), Aleksandra Stoyanov (Ukraine/Israel) and Irina Kolineskova (Russia/Germany).
Allies for Art will also include more recent works created by artists who live in Europe, including Gudrun Pagter of Denmark, Åse Ljones of Norway, Ulla-Maija Vikman of Finland, Włodmierz Cygan of Poland and artists new to browngrotta arts, including Esmé Hofman of the Netherlands and Baiba Osite of Latvia.
The exhibition will feature tapestries, embroideries, baskets and fiber sculpture made of wool, sisal, cotton, antique textiles, horsehair, mica, steel, plant paper and other materials.
Make your reservation to see the exceptional works in Art for Allies on Eventbrite.