Friday, July 29, 2016

Walter McConnell's Buddhist Work Featured at Smithsonian Gallery Exhibition

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A Theory of Everything: Black Stupa, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC---Chinamania, featuring works by Walter McConnell, professor of ceramic art in the School of Art & Design at Alfred University, at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Freer/Sackler, The Smithsonian’s Museum of Asian Art. The exhibition “explores the West’s enduring obsession with Chinese blue-and-white porcelain,” according to a release from the gallery. It will remain on view through June 2017. McConnell has exhibited at the Denver Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, MASS MoCA, the Daum Museum, the CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado and at SOFA, New York. He has exhibited internationally in Sweden, the Netherlands, Taiwan, China and Korea. [link]