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What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface.

For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique, wondrous forms brought together reflect a “sea that is about abundance wherever life can get a foothold.” Cummings invites the viewer to contemplate the wonders of the natural world filtered through a process of creative spontaneity. Adding to the experience is the interplay of shadows created by the diverse undulating forms that inhabit floor and wall.

Details

Date:
August 15
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

University of Maine Museum of Art
Phone:
207.561.3350
Website:
www.umma.umaine.edu

Venue

University of Maine Museum of Art
40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Phone:
207.561.3350
Website:
www.umma.umaine.edu/