Art spotlight: Revisiting the ark

  • Article by: MARY ABBE , Star Tribune
  • Updated: July 26, 2012 - 2:30 PM

Ark imagery in books, textiles and other art by Sandra Menefee Taylor.

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Work by Sandra Menefee Taylor

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Opening: Imagine a world flooded by monsoon rains. In a season of drought, the notion of biblical-scale floods has a certain appeal. But humanity is always endangered by overabundance, no matter what it might be. Arks are designed to survive such traumas and to preserve whatever we value most, be it our flocks, our food, our knowledge or our DNA. Sandra Menefee Taylor taps into the long history of ark imagery in books, textiles and other art to enrich her own musings about preservation, shelter, survival and renewal. Her new show will be an installation of wall drawings and paper images alluding to these ancient legends and their relevance in our fragile world. (Noon-6 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Ends Sept. 1. Free. Reception 7-9 p.m. Aug. 4. Form + Content Gallery, Whitney Square building, 210 N. 2nd St., Suite 104, Mpls. 612-436-1151 or www.formandcontent.org.)

MARY ABBE

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