University Art Museum announces two new exhibits for August

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ALBANY — University Art Museum announced its forthcoming exhibitions, “Well Being: An Exhibition on Healing and Repair,” and “I’ll Be Your Mirror,” on view from Aug. 4, to Dec. 11.

“Well/Being: An Exhibition on Healing and Repair” features artwork that addresses the complexities of daily life during this pandemic era. Established and emerging artists present multi-disciplinary approaches to pandemic-related issues such as kinship, chronic illness, convalescence, intimacy, the emotional costs of caregiving, and various incarnations of love and community.

Participating artists include Panteha Abareshi, Sanford Biggers, Diedrick Brackens, Jeffrey Gibson, Tanja Hollander, Scott Keightley, Michelle Young Lee, Glendalys Medina, Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski, Emily Daggett Smith, Odessa Straub and Carrie Mae Weems.

Concurrently on view in the newly launched Collections Study Gallery, “I’ll Be Your Mirror” explores mediated representations of self with selected works from the University at Albany Fine Art Collections in dialogue with pieces on loan by past-exhibiting artist, Dave McKenzie.

Artists on view include Andreas Feininger, Katria Foster, Rachel Foullon, Jenny Kemp, Mary Ellen Mark, Dave McKenzie, Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol.

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