American Catastrophe Report
A detail of the Carolina Parakeet, Passenger Pigeon, and kudzu laced endcap to each section of the installation at American University’s Katzen Arts Center in Washington, D.C.  
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American Catastrophe Report

A detail of the Carolina Parakeet, Passenger Pigeon, and kudzu laced endcap to each section of the installation at American University’s Katzen Arts Center in Washington, D.C.  

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American Catastrophe Report

Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. The site-specific artwork by Adams is installed in American University’s Katzen Arts Center, in both the upper and lower rotunda in the center of the building, less than six miles from where Brumidi’s paintings are located. The prints forming American Catastrophe Report have the appearance of paintings due to the unique process Adams uses, where hand-painted originals are digitally scanned then printed for long-term public display. Adams updates Brumidi’s Capitol ornamentation by directly addressing ecological disasters in America that have been caused by human activities. 

For more info: http://bit.ly/laurenadams


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American Catastrophe Report

Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. The site-specific artwork by Adams is installed in American University’s Katzen Arts Center, in both the upper and lower rotunda in the center of the building, less than six miles from where Brumidi’s paintings are located. The prints forming American Catastrophe Report have the appearance of paintings due to the unique process Adams uses, where hand-painted originals are digitally scanned then printed for long-term public display. Adams updates Brumidi’s Capitol ornamentation by directly addressing ecological disasters in America that have been caused by human activities.

For more info: http://bit.ly/laurenadams

www.lfadams.com

American Catastrophe Report

Artist: Lauren Frances Adams

Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. The site-specific artwork by Adams is installed in American University’s Katzen Arts Center, in both the upper and lower rotunda in the center of the building, less than six miles from where Brumidi’s paintings are located. The prints forming American Catastrophe Report have the appearance of paintings due to the unique process Adams uses, where hand-painted originals are digitally scanned then printed for long-term public display. Adams updates Brumidi’s Capitol ornamentation by directly addressing ecological disasters in America that have been caused by human activities.

For more info: http://bit.ly/laurenadams

www.lfadams.com

American Catastrophe Report
Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C.
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American Catastrophe Report

Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C.

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Freddy Gallery, Located In Baltimore, MD — By Colin Alexander

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Since FREDDY Gallery’s theatrical unveiling in June, I’ve been grappling back and forth with my feelings on its approach to the space previously occupied by sophiajacob gallery. I want to open up some sort of forum on the role of this gallery in Baltimore’s arts scene while I am malleable on the subject. My strong feelings stem mostly from the initial exposition press release, in which the gallery’s management defined the curatorial team as an anonymous body that play acted behind the character Freddy (named from the Nightmare on Elm Street film series’ serial dream killer, Freddy Krueger).

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Decorum #21

(Beyond the loggia: An African figure fishing with a sharpened pole plucked from Madonna and Child painting by Filippino Lippi, Florence, Italy, 1483 CE, Metropolitan Museum collection)

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Decorum #21

(Beyond the loggia: An African figure fishing with a sharpened pole plucked from Madonna and Child painting by Filippino Lippi, Florence, Italy, 1483 CE, Metropolitan Museum collection)

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Decorum #22 

(Speculative ‘Doors of Charleston’ sterling silver traditional link charm bracelet, original sold by the Historic Charleston Foundation in 2014 CE/Old Slave Mart in Charleston, South Carolina, built in 1859, believed to be the last extant slave auction gallery in S.C.)

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Decorum #22 

(Speculative ‘Doors of Charleston’ sterling silver traditional link charm bracelet, original sold by the Historic Charleston Foundation in 2014 CE/Old Slave Mart in Charleston, South Carolina, built in 1859, believed to be the last extant slave auction gallery in S.C.)

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Decorum 14

(“Slave killer” club by the  Heiltsuk aka BELLA BELLA of British Columbia (probably), Brooklyn Museum, mid-19th c.)


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Decorum 14

(“Slave killer” club by the  Heiltsuk aka BELLA BELLA of British Columbia (probably), Brooklyn Museum, mid-19th c.)

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Decorum  #6 
(Viking Borre style gripping beast amulet, Moesgård Archaeological Museum, Århus / Viking slave chain from a dig site in Ireland, both 9th/10th c. CE)

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Lauren F. Adams

Decorum  #6 

(Viking Borre style gripping beast amulet, Moesgård Archaeological Museum, Århus / Viking slave chain from a dig site in Ireland, both 9th/10th c. CE)

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Lauren F. Adams

Decorum #13

(Henri Matisse, Harmony in Red, , 1908 CE, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia / Europeans with black slave [“The Colonials”], painted wood, Baoule culture, Ivory Coast, West Africa from Antenna Gallery Dakar, Senegal,  late 19th or 20th c. CE)

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Lauren F Adams

Decorum #13

(Henri Matisse, Harmony in Red, , 1908 CE, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia / Europeans with black slave [“The Colonials”], painted wood, Baoule culture, Ivory Coast, West Africa from Antenna Gallery Dakar, Senegal,  late 19th or 20th c. CE)

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Lauren F Adams