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Current Exhibition

Katherine Sullivan
The Docile Body

August 23 - October 1, 2010

Opening Reception: Friday, October 8, 2010
from 5-6 p.m.

Artist Talk: Friday, October 8, 2010 at 4:30 pm


The Gallery of the De Pree Art Center at Hope College will host "The Docile Body" by Katherine Sullivan, beginning Friday, October 8 through Friday, November 19, 2010.

The exhibit will begins with a talk by Professor Sullivan on Friday, October, 8 at 4:30, followed by an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The public is invites and admsission is free.

Exhibiting work from her sabbatical during the 2009 - 2010 school year, Katherine Sullivan reflects in a series of paintings on the dialectics of power.

"With images drawn from both Abu Ghraib and the dramatic works of Bertolt Brecht, the series considers the cyclical nature of torture and violence, the sexuality implicit in much torture depiction, and the dynamics which prevail between those who hold power and those who are subject to it," explained Sullivan.


For more information, please contact the De Pree Gallery Office at (616) 395-7500. Regular Gallery hours for the Academic Year are Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. The De Pree Art Center and Gallery is located at the corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue. Gallery hours may be reduced during breaks and holidays. The gallery is handicapped accessible.

Admission is free.