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15 LAWRENCE HALL DRIVE SUITE 2 WILLIAMSTOWN MASSACHUSETTS 01267-2566 telephone (413) 597-2429 facsimile (413) 597-5000 web WCMA.WILLIAMS.EDU
 

Summary: 15 LAWRENCE HALL DRIVE SUITE 2 WILLIAMSTOWN MASSACHUSETTS 01267-2566
telephone (413) 597-2429 facsimile (413) 597-5000 web WCMA.WILLIAMS.EDU
P R E S S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2011
The Williams College Museum of Art Presents
Expressions by guest curator Jenny Gersten in
The Gallery of Crossed Destinies
July 16--September 11, 2011
Photos available upon request.
Press Contact: Kim Hugo, Public Relations Coordinator;
(413) 597-3352; kim.m.hugo@williams.edu
Williamstown, Mass. The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) is proud to present
Expressions, the current installation in The Gallery of Crossed Destinies. Featured as one
of the centerpieces of the museum's Reflections on a Museum reinstallation project, The
Gallery of Crossed Destinies invites us to consider how our perceptions of objects change
in the museum setting. The museum invited four guest curators--a florist, a group of high
school students, a theater festival director and an athletic coach--to create their own
narratives from a miniature "collection" of 25 artworks. Each curator has responded to the
same objects to conceive a distinct exhibition, determining every aspect of presentation
from art placement to wall text. Each exhibition explores how objects evoke stories and how

  

Source: Aalberts, Daniel P. - Department of Physics, Williams College

 

Collections: Physics