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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

10/23: The Human Subject at CSU

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:53 PM

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The Human Subject, Cleveland State University Art Gallery’s new show about the human figure, focuses on a subject the venue hasn’t tackled in quite some time. “We’d been focusing on technology and new art, and really got away from traditional work,” says curator Tim Knapp. The exhibit isn’t really a return to a dead tradition; rather, it’s a portrait of evolution. Knapp searched online for artists from around the country to portray the human form in different ways. Included among the show’s 24 large works are Soviet-born CSU grad Misha Kligman’s haunting images that explore fragmented identity. You’ll also find large portraits of weathered faces by Cleveland artist Baila Litton, Susan Hauptman’s charcoal and pastel self-portraits, and realistic, life-sized bronze sculpture by Sean Henry. The Human Subject opens with a reception from 5-7 tonight and continues through December 5 at CSU’s Art Building (2307 Chester Ave., 216.687.2103). Admission is free. — Michael Gill

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