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    Richard Mosse: Falk Visiting Artist

    Richard Mosse: Falk Visiting Artist Image gallery

    Presented by Weatherspoon Art Museum at Weatherspoon Art Museum

    January 14-April 15, 2012

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    Photographer Richard Mosse has spent the last two years shooting a new series of work titled "Infra" in the eastern Congo. The artist is known for his restrained and highly aestheticized views of sites associated with violence and fear, such as his 2008 depictions of the war in Iraq, and his large-scale photographs of airplane crash sites and emergency drills. For his work in the Congo, Mosse used Kodak Aerochrome, an infrared film designed in connection with the United States military to detect camouflage in the 1940s. The film reveals a spectrum of light beyond what the human eye can perceive, turning the lush landscape of the Congo into a bubblegum pink.

    As the Spring 2012 Falk Visiting Artist at the Weatherspoon and the Art Department at UNCG, Mosse will present a lecture and gallery talk on his work and participate in MFA graduate student critiques.

    The exhibition is organized by Xandra Eden, curator of exhibitions.

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        Weatherspoon Art Museum

        500 Tate Street
        UNCG University
        Greensboro, NC 27412

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        January 14-April 15, 2012


        10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
        10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays
        1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
        Closed Mondays

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