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Whitewashed By Joseph Rossano
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"Whitewashed" presents artist Joseph Rossano's solo exhibition exploring the role of endangered and extinct species in our collective re-imagining of nature and environment during a... More > critical time of climate change and dwindling resources. Mixed media artworks feature kinetic specimen-drawers mounted on the wall, complemented by projections of DNA barcode as well as The Last of the Curlews, a 1972 animated film by Hanna-Barbera, and other sculptural pieces. Essays by David Francis, PhD, Curator; artist Joseph Rossano, with contributions by ten other leading scientists. Fully illustrated catalog with numerous images from the exhibition.< Less
WHITEWASHED By Joseph Gregory Rossano
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"Whitewashed" presents artist Joseph Rossano's solo exhibition exploring the role of endangered and extinct species in our collective re-imagining of nature and environment during a... More > critical time of climate change and dwindling resources. Mixed media artworks feature kinetic specimen-drawers mounted on the wall, complemented by projections of DNA barcode as well as The Last of the Curlews, a 1972 animated film by Hanna-Barbera, and other sculptural pieces. Essays by David Francis, PhD, Curator; artist Joseph Rossano, with contributions by ten other leading scientists. Fully illustrated catalog with numerous images from the exhibition.< Less
Joseph Gregory Rossano: Vanity By Museum of Glass, Joseph Rossano, Sandra Berrios-Torres
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In 2013, numerous animal species were declared extinct. Man’s destruction of natural habitat, introduction of invasive species, and over harvest pushed them into memory. Joseph Gregory Rossano:... More > Vanity is an installation, an expandable exhibition, and a detailed publication created by Rossano and a team of scholars and artists. Eleven extinct species are represented in various ways: sculpturally in specimen jars; drawings in the Naturalist’s tradition; historically in scientific descriptions and a scholarly catalog; and obscured by man’s DNA sequences. It is as if we could reconstruct each species with all the information provided, but Rossano complicates this act of mental remediation—his clear glass sculptures submerged in water are almost imperceptible, and we are only given a clouded glimpse of the portraits of these species. What we can best see is ourselves reflected in the mirrored glass sculpture below the cabinets reminding us that this is our vanity, literally and figuratively.< Less